Termite

 
Cover: Termite
 
 

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Summary

Termites can invade homes and cause a lot of damage. Termites that invade new countries can damage more than just homes. The Formosan subterranean termite was accidentally brought to the United States on infested ships. These invaders have disrupted ecosystems and caused billions of dollars in damage to buildings, crops, and trees. Look inside to learn more about these termite invaders and find out what experts are doing to fight back.

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Leveling

  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 129135
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 5.9
  • Accelerated Reader® Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 1.0

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • Underground Battle
  • The Many Lives of Termites
  • Termites Sail to New Lands
  • The Trouble with Termites
  • How to Tackle the Termites
  • Map
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
  • About the Author

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Contributors

Author: Susan H. Gray

Susan H. Gray has a master’s degree in zoology. She has written more than 70 science and reference books for children and especially loves writing about animals. Gray also likes to garden and play the piano. She lives in Cabot, Arkansas, with her husband, Michael, and many pets.

 

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