Jumping Spiders: Gold-Medal Stalkers

Jumping Spiders: Gold-Medal Stalkers

by Sandra Markle
     
 

What arachnid can jump up to 40 times its body length? It's a jumping spider!

In this book, you will learn how jumping spiders are similar to and different from other arachnids. Close-up photographs and diagrams reveal extraordinary details about the jumping spider's body both inside and out. A hands-on activity compares the reader's jumping ability with

Overview

What arachnid can jump up to 40 times its body length? It's a jumping spider!

In this book, you will learn how jumping spiders are similar to and different from other arachnids. Close-up photographs and diagrams reveal extraordinary details about the jumping spider's body both inside and out. A hands-on activity compares the reader's jumping ability with that of a jumping spider. Learn more about this fascinating member of nature's Arachnid World.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761350477
Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Series:
Arachnid World Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
860L (what's this?)
Age Range:
9 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

Sandra Markle is the author of numerous award-winning books for children. A former elementary science teacher, she is a nationally known science education consultant.

Markle has received many honors for her series Animal Predators, Animal Scavengers, and Animal Prey. Several titles have been named as National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)/Children's Book Council (CBC) Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, and Animal Predators was honored as a Top 10 Youth Nonfiction Series by Booklist.

Markle is also the author of the Insect World series and several single titles. Her book Rescues! was named a Best Book by the Society of School Librarians International and a Recommended Title of Outstanding Nonfiction by the National Council of Teachers of English's (NCTE) Orbis Pictus Award committee; Animal Heroes was named a 2008 Lasting Connections title by Book Links.

Markle lives in New Zealand with her husband, photographer Skip Jeffry.

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