The Bizarre Life Cycle of a Salmon
Strange Life Cycles
Only about 10 percent of salmon offspring live to the second stage of the fish's life cycle. Even stranger, they sometimes develop a hump or large teeth before reproducing. Readers learn these bizarre facts and more with colorful photographs and fact boxes detailing other weird salmon information. Written in age-appropriate language, the engaging text introduces readers to important science concepts and includes graphic organizers to aid understanding.
* Reviews *Series Review: Strange Life CyclesThese books deserve attention for far more than their sensational titles. Clearly written, they are bursting with information and intriguing, full-page color photos that enhance understanding of some of natures most unusual creatures. New vocabulary is introduced on nearly every page and is always well defined in context or in the glossary. sidebars, life-cycle diagrams, Fun Facts pages, charts, and back matter exemplify nonfiction features at their finest. The graphics are as appealing as the content: simple, eye-catching, and bright. Great for research or independent reading, this series may well turn students into budding biologists.School Library Journal