The American Alligator

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The sunbaked concrete warmed Jon's feet. He liked having a pool all to himself. The pool gate was already open. Jon ran to the deep end. Holding his nose, he jumped in. Splash! The water felt cool as satin. Jon swam across the deep end. sThen suddenly, he wasn't alone. There! A still, dark form floated a few feet away. Who had joined him? He hadn't heard a splash. Then the dark form turned toward him. Two knoblike eyes stared. Two nostrils sniffed. It took Jon only an instant to shout. "Help! Alligator! Help!" He...
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Overview

The sunbaked concrete warmed Jon's feet. He liked having a pool all to himself. The pool gate was already open. Jon ran to the deep end. Holding his nose, he jumped in. Splash! The water felt cool as satin. Jon swam across the deep end. sThen suddenly, he wasn't alone. There! A still, dark form floated a few feet away. Who had joined him? He hadn't heard a splash. Then the dark form turned toward him. Two knoblike eyes stared. Two nostrils sniffed. It took Jon only an instant to shout. "Help! Alligator! Help!" He swam quickly to the pool's edge. He didn't look back. Was the alligator coming for him?
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789153029
  • Publisher: Perfection Learning Corporation
  • Publication date: 1/28/2001
  • Series: Animal Adventures Series
  • Pages: 54
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: 400L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The Survivors 6
2 Unwanted Guest 12
3 What Are Alligators Good For? 17
4 A Threatening World 22
5 Banished 28
6 The Blue Hole 33
7 A Nest for Alli 37
8 What's That Croaking? 43
9 People and Alligators 49
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