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Ninety-five percent of the world's life forms fall into the broad heading of invertebrates. While the vast majority of invertebrates are somewhat obscure in terms of mankind's familiarity with them, each of these creatures fits into an important niche within the environment. Invertebrates encompass creatures of vastly diverse natures. Insects crawl or fly about us in a multiplicity of forms. Arthropods scuttle past us in the shape of centipedes and millipedes. Mollusks, in the forms of octopi and squids, amaze us with their displays of color and hunting prowess. Echinoderms, in the star-like configuration of starfish and sea urchins, confound our senses as we ponder the way in which they live. These, and many other invertebrates, are the subjects of Christine Petersen's scientific work appropriately entitled, Invertebrates. In this erstwhile illustrated book Petersen catalogs some of the fascinating traits of the many broad groupings of invertebrates. The author provides readers with unique and more generalized characteristics of creatures as diverse as deep-sea flatworms, spiders, and jellyfish colonies. This is a well-thought-out book and one that young zoologists will enjoy and benefit from. 2002, Scholastic, Romaneck
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Are patrons curious about crustaceans? Fascinated by flatworms? Whether one is wild about whales or simply in awe of evolution, these books from the "Life and Environmental Science" series are the answer. Providing a surprisingly in-depth look at the two main branches of the animal kingdom, these slender volumes start at the beginning of life from an evolutionary standpoint. Vertebrates is full of intriguing facts about the backbone-possessing giants of the animal kingdom, starting off by clearly explaining how early life began in the murky, watery depths and then slowly but surely began to pull itself out on stubby little flippers to become the furred and feathered creatures that are known and loved today. Invertebrates details life of a generally smaller variety, although what is lacking in size is certainly made up for in number-some 95 percent of all the animal species currently living on earth are invertebrates. The chapter headings make it easy to find the type of animal sought, and although there are pictures to accompany the text, there are far too few of them and none are in color, which would have rendered the books absolutely spectacular. Fortunately, the text is well written, clear, and concise, with enough weird and icky detail to draw in even a reluctant reader. Except for the odd bio-phile, however, these books are not items that will fly off the bookshelf but will patiently wait for the report writer, the presentation giver, or the extra credit seeker to discover the wealth of information contained within. Glossary. Index. Photos. Further Reading. VOYA CODES: 3Q 2P M J (Readable without serious defects; For the YA with a special interest in the subject; Middle School,defined as grades 6 to 8; Junior High, defined as grades 7 to 9). 2002, Franklin Watts, 128p,
— Holly King
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780531120217
  • Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/15/2001
  • Series: Single Title - Science Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 144
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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