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The Life Cycle of a Wolf

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Children's Literature
Wolves are beautiful, majestic creatures, but somewhat misunderstood. Humans are more likely to set traps and to hunt wolves than to attempt to understand them, but Kalman and Bishop introduce young readers to the lives of wolves in this fully illustrated and informative book. The authors begin by giving brief definitions and scientific classification of the "timber wolf" or "gray wolf." Wolves live in packs, and the authors address the issue of mating, hunting, and communicating within packs. Kalman and Bishop also catalog abuses to wolves through their historic interaction with humans, and give Websites where more information can be obtained regarding wolves. Words appearing in bold throughout the text are either defined within the text itself, or in the glossary provided. Fully illustrated with color photos and color drawings, the text also includes an index. Part of the "Life Cycle Series." 2002, Crabtree Publishing Company,
— Danielle Williams
School Library Journal
Gr 2-5-A concise and easy-to-read presentation that provides plenty of facts in a highly visual format. Full-color photographs or charming illustrations appear on every page and help to clarify the information. Kalman includes pertinent details about where wolves live, what they eat, how they hunt and communicate, and what pack life is like. A delightful overview that is sure to please casual readers as well as report writers.-Cynde Suite, formerly at Horry County Memorial Library, Surfside Beach, SC Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780778706878
  • Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 3/28/2002
  • Series: Life Cycle Series
  • Edition description: ILLUSTRATE
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 809,501
  • Age range: 5 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: NC920L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

What is a wolf? 4
Where do wolves live? 6
Part of a pack 8
What is a life cycle? 10
A litter is born 12
Joining the pack 14
Learning to hunt 16
Finding their place 18
Learning wolf talk 20
Ready to mate 22
Preparing for birth 24
Leaving the pack 26
Dangers to wolves 28
Helping wolves 30
Glossary and Index 32
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