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Children's Nonfiction General

Living things in my back yard

by (author) Bobbie Kalman

Crabtree Publishing Company
Initial publish date
Oct 2007
General, Biology, General
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2007
    List Price
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2007
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 5 to 9
  • Grade: 2


Backyard animals are the most familiar to children. This engaging book will get your students to answer these questions: Which animals do you come into contact with most?; Which of these animals have wings?; Which ones burrow into the ground?; Which ones live in the trees? Meet some common backyard residents such as birds, butterflies, raccoons, squirrels, bees, skunks, and frogs, and occasional visitors such as bats, deer, and coyotes.

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Librarian Reviews

Living Things in My Back Yard (Introducing Living Things)

Back yards are teeming with living things from bees and birds to snakes and spiders. A plethora of animals look for food in back yards and this book introduces you to each one of them. Includes “Words to Know” page and index.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2009.

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