Who Lives in an Alligator Hole?

Who Lives in an Alligator Hole?

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Overview

Read and find out about aligators in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.

Scientists consider alligators a "keystone species"—the most important animal in their habitat. Without the alligator, many animals dependent on the gator would become extinct. Read and find out about how alligators are much more than big jaws and sharp teeth!

This clear and appealing science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom, gives interesting information about American alligators while highlighting how they became an endangered species and what is being done to preserve them and their habitat. 

It's a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades. The 100+ titles in this leading nonfiction series are:

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  • Employ engaging picture book quality illustrations
  • Use simple charts and graphics to improve visual literacy skills
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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780064452007
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/07/2006
Series: Let's Read and Find Out Science Series: Level 2
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)
Lexile: AD780L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Anne Rockwell is a pioneer in the field of nonfiction for very young children. She has more than a hundred books to her credit, including Why Are the Ice Caps Melting? and Clouds in the Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. She lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.


Anne and Lizzy Rockwell have collaborated on all the Mrs. Madoff books, including St. Patrick's Day and Presidents' Day, and Who Lives in an Alligator Hole? in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. Anne is the author of What's So Bad About Gasoline?; Brendan and Belinda and the Slam Dunk!; Why Are the Ice Caps Melting?; and Only Passing Through: The Story of Sojourner Truth. Lizzy is the author-illustrator of Good Enough to Eat; The Busy Body Book; and Hello Baby! Both Anne and Lizzy live in Connecticut.

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