Karner Blue Butterfly

 
Cover: Karner Blue Butterfly
 
 

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Summary

With fascinating information and facts, alongside beautiful pictures, students will learn about the Karner Blue Butterfly, its status on the endangered species list, why it has become endangered, and how it is planning on staging a comeback on the road to recovery.

Specifications

Leveling

  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 117828
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 4.9
  • Accelerated Reader® Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • Insect Buddies
  • A Butterfly's Life
  • Butterflies in Danger
  • The Road to Recovery
  • Karner Blues Today
  • Map
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
  • About the Author

Reviews

Library Media Connection

This series covers several species that are on their way back from probable extinction. Each book gives an overview of the animal covered food, reproduction, life patterns-and then explains how the animal earned a place on the endangered species list. Consequences of human behavior are covered in an unbiased tone. The books focus on how humans have stepped up to defend the animals and work toward their preservation. Scattered throughout each book are life and career skills, learning and innovation skills and 21st century content. Each provides further insight into the animals themselves as well as scientists who have worked to save the animals. These asides also pose thought provoking questions that require the reader to apply higher level thinking skills.

Detailed photographs accompany the text and add to the book’s visual appeal.

Recommended.

Amanda Jones, Librarian, Dominion Trail Elementary, Ashburn, Virginia.

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.

Content Adviser: Professor David A. Andow

Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

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