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Scorpions
Armored Stingers
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By Sandra Markle
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©2011
Lerner Publications

ISBN-10: 0-7613-7208-3
ISBN-13: 978-0-7613-7208-0

Pages: 48
Trim Size: 7 x 9
Dewey: 595.4'6
Reading Level: 4

Interest Level: 4-8
Ages: 9-14

ATOS Quiz #: 141743
ATOS AR Points: 0.50
ATOS: 5.20
Guided Reading: U
Lexile Level: 800
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by Sandra Markle

Watch out for those tough arachnids with poisonous tails—they are scorpions! In this book, you will learn how scorpions are similar to and different from other arachnids. Close-up photographs an...
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About the Author
Sandra Markle is the author of numerous award-winning books for children. A former elementary science teacher, she is a nationally known science education consultant.

Markle has received many honors for her series Animal Predators, Animal Scavengers, and Animal Prey. Several titles have been named as National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)/Children’s Book Council (CBC) Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, and Animal Predators was honored as a Top 10 Youth Nonfiction Series by Booklist.

Markle is also the author of the Insect World series and several single titles. Her book Rescues! was named a Best Book by the Society of School Librarians International and a Recommended Title of Outstanding Nonfiction by the National Council of Teachers of English’s (NCTE) Orbis Pictus Award committee; Animal Heroes was named a 2008 Lasting Connections title by Book Links.

Markle lives in Lakewood Ranch, Florida with her husband, photographer Skip Jeffery.
The Horn Book Guide
"Markle's clear and detailed narratives, along with instructive close-up photographs of the exterior and interior anatomies of the title arachnids, will fascinate readers." --The Horn Book Guide
Library Media Connection
"These books are very well done, with phenomenally great photographs.... Anyone interested in spiders and arachnids is going to love these books." --Library Media Connection

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