Life processes (Web of Life) (#0129AVX)

by Claybourne, Anna

3 reviews & awards | 2 full-text reviews

Paperback Raintree, 2012
Price: USD 9.49
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Dewey: 570; Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 6.8
AR 6.8 MG 1 148365EN; LEX 1010L; GR X


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Learning Focus

Life Science

Library Classifications

Life (Biology)

Common Genres & Topics

Biology (Juvenile Nonfiction; Science & Nature)

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About This Set

The Web of Life series explains the basic life processes of living things and shows how living things are interdependent. It looks at how variation has benefits and limitations for the survival of organisms in specific habitats, and describes threats to the diversity of life on Earth.

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From Follett

Includes bibliographical references (page 46-47) and index. Explains the way living things function, and looks at the seven life processes, including movement, respiration, sensitivity, nutrition, excretion, reproduction, and growth.

From the Publisher
Life Processes explains that how living things function is a big question at the heart of science. It looks at the seven life processes - movement, respiration, sensitivity, nutrition, excretion, reproduction, and growth - as well as tackling common confusions about the science and showing how each topic is relevant to the reader.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Raintree
  • Publication Date: January 1, 2012
  • Format: Paperback
  • Series: Web of life;Raintree freestyle
  • Dewey: 570
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
  • ISBN-10: 1-41094-403-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-41094-403-0
  • LCCN: 2011-017697
  • Follett Number: 0129AVX
  • Interest Level: 5-8
  • Reading Level: 6.8
  • ATOS Book Level: 6.8
  • AR Interest Level: MG
  • AR Points: 1
  • AR Quiz: 148365EN
  • Lexile: 1010L
  • Guided Reading Level: X

Reviews & Awards
  • Horn Book Magazine, 11/01/12
  • School Library Journal, 04/01/12
  • Science Books & Films (AAAS), 07/01/12

Full-Text Reviews
Horn Book Guide (Fall 2012)
These books survey crucial biological concepts. Seven processes (movement, respiration, sensitivity, nutrition, excretion, reproduction, and growth), food chains and webs, biodiversity, conservation, and animal case studies provide a detailed picture of the connectedness of earth's creatures. The spacious design includes captioned photos, sidebars, and helpful charts and diagrams. Essential vocabulary is defined throughout. Reading list, websites. Glos., ind. [Review covers these Web of Life titles: The Future of Life on Earth, Life Processes, and Food Chains and Webs.]

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