Feathers: Not Just for Flying
Discover how practical feathers can be!
Young naturalists meet sixteen birds in this elegant introduction to the many uses of feathers. Feathers can protect a bird’s skin like sunscreen, attract attention like fancy jewelry, or even distract a predator like a bullfighter’s cape. Curious readers are invited to explore informative sidebars, which underscore specific ways each bird uses its feathers.
Backmatter includes illustrated classifications of feathers and author’s note.
This book is good for your brain because it provides:
Dual-layer text with informational sidebars; an illustration of how scrapbooking can be used in scientific study
Correlated to Common Core State Standards:
Reading Informational. Grade 2. Standards 1, 3-8, and 10.
Reading Informational. Grade 3. Standards 1-5, 7, 8, and 10.