Cockroach

Cockroach

by Toney Allman
     
 

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Children's Literature
This entry in the "Bugs" series features clear explanations of cockroach characteristics and features with an excellent and stunning selection of photographs. The book is organized into four sections: an overview of general information on the cockroach, a discussion of its life cycle, types of living conditions wild and domestic cockroaches seek, and their survival habits. The section on life cycles shows hatchlings, a molting nymph, a giant burrowing cockroach protecting its young, and a close-up of the cockroach's exoskeleton. A glossary, several recommended titles, websites direct from the Internet rather than on a hosted site, and an index are featured. It is an excellent choice for the upper elementary grades where more information is needed but in clear prose with well-captioned pictures. While the modest amount of text poses no problem for sixth grade researchers, third or fourth graders will need some encouragement but the effort will be worthwhile. 2004, Kidhaven Press/Gale, Ages 8 to 12.
—Susan Hepler, Ph.D.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780737717679
Publisher:
Gale Group
Publication date:
04/02/2004
Series:
Bugs
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

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