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In this Early Bird title, readers learn about the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of the opossum.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780822530558
  • Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 3/28/2008
  • Series: Early Bird Nature Books Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 7 - 9 Years
  • Lexile: 600L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Sally M. Walker is the author of many award-winning nonfiction books for young readers. She is the author of Secrets of a Civil War Submarine: Solving the Mysteries of the H.L. Hunley, which won the prestigious Sibert award in 2006. When she isn't busy writing or doing research for books, Ms. Walker works as a children's literature consultant. She gives presentations at many reading conferences and has taught at Northern Illinois University. Her other books with Lerner include Magnetism, Light, Sound, and Electricity.
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Table of Contents

Be a Word Detective     5
The Opossum     6
Nighttime Hunters     16
Opossum Babies     22
Dangers for Opossums     34
On Sharing a Book: A note to Adults     44
Learn More about Opossums     45
Glossary     46
Index     48
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