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Bats (Scholastic Science Readers: Level 1)

3.97  ·  Rating Details ·  38 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
Relaunch of the Scholastic Science Readers with brand new covers, photographs, and interior designs.

A basic introduction to bats: where they live, what they eat, how they find prey by using echolocation, how they are different from birds, when they hibernate, when they migrate, how they help people, and how people can help them.

Paperback, 32 pages
Published September 1st 2010 by Scholastic Paperbacks (first published May 1st 1999)
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RB
Jul 03, 2016 RB rated it it was ok
I have to be honest, I have no clue how to review this book. Obviously I am not a four-year-old and I never will have kids so I could not say how this book would work with a kid but I am sure I would've loved it had I came across it at the targeted reading age, but the truth is that I am interested in bats and typed the word "bats" into my local library and all I could locate was a batch of books intended for kids, so I did what anyone interested in these mammals would do, take every single one ...more
Rachel
I'm using this book, and other beginner's books like it, as an incentive for my son. We're trying to finish potty-training him and I figure giving him these books is two-fold. Besides being a surprise incentive, they are also a cool nonfiction book that is easy to read, so when he does start reading (which will hopefully be soon), he can start with this book. We both like bats, so I figured this would be a fun topic. It is a very basic book about bats and tells the reader a little bit about them ...more
Heather
Nov 24, 2012 Heather rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Kindergarten - Grade 2
Shelves: edes-546
This is a great beginner's information book. It gives basic facts about bats that are easy for beginning readers. They can learn about echolocation, where bats live, what they eat, and how they help people.

Beginning readers seem to soak up information about just about anything! Put this into a book that is at their reading level and you can't go wrong.
Ashley Allen
This is a great informational book. I really enjoyed the facts this book gives. It is a great read aloud book to identify the different parts and habitats of bats. The children love responding to a "gross" part of the book.
Liz
May 04, 2012 Liz rated it liked it
Shelves: read-2012-13
Interesting basic facts. Scholastic Level 1 Reader. Photos. I did not think that bats migrated. (Did I get that from Bruchac's THE GREAT BALL GAME?) Simple explanations that would be easy to share with young students.
Ashley Deeter
Jan 07, 2015 Ashley Deeter rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed reading this to my son. The pictures are really cool and it has just enough information to keep it fun, but not overwhelming for young readers
Athena
Jan 20, 2013 Athena rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Nice introduction to the world of nonfiction for primary students.
Great photographs and includes a glossary.
Kay
Mar 24, 2016 Kay rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2016
Nieces book she shared again. Great book for young reader. Very educational. Great illustrations also. Not necessarily a bedtime story.
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Shelves: bats, animals
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CFAITC
Learn about bats in this book full of facts and photographs.
Stacia
Sep 25, 2013 Stacia rated it really liked it
Shelves: good-read-alouds
Great for pairing with a fiction story about a bat and discussing Fiction and Non-fiction.
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