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A Murder of Crows
ISBN: 9781403407429
Author: Spilsbury, Richard, Spilsbury, Louise
Publisher: Capstone Pr Inc
Published: January 2003
Retail: $32.65    OUR PRICE: $3.99
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Binding Type: Library Binding
Annotation: Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, habitat, and life cycle of crows.
Additional Information
BISAC category: JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Birds
Target Age Group: Age 7-8
Target Grade: Grade 2-3
Grade level: Grade 2-3
Physical Information: 0.25" H x 25.00" L x 7.75" W
Bargain Category: Upper Elementary, Non-Fiction, Animals
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 68020
Reading Level: 5.6   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 1.0
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2003 Fall)
Organized in busily designed sections full of photos and titled by accessible questions (""What are crows?"" ""How smart are crows?"" ""What is a roost like?""), this book offers clear, straightforward information about common and rare crows. Covering habits, habitats, lifestyle, and care of young, the book is useful for research and general interest. Reading list. Glos., ind. Copyright 2003 Horn Book Guide Reviews
Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2003 September)
Gr 3-5-Each book describes its respective animal and talks about how it gathers food, where it lives, and how it establishes its territory. Both discuss the hierarchies or "pecking order" within the groups, how the group nurtures its young, and how certain animals exhibit dominance or submission to others through displays or fighting. The advantages that the group provides for the animals within it are enumerated. Life cycles are also described. Both conclude with a page of additional facts. The large-type books are attractively illustrated with lots of full-color photographs.-Sally Bates Goodroe, formerly at Harris County Public Library, Houston, TX Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.