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National Geographic Books, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 31 pages
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They live in spooky caves, in forests, even in the dark reaches of ordinary attics and bridges. They flock by the hundreds, and they sleep while hanging upside down! In this beautifully photographed Level 2 reader, kids learn about one of the most interesting creatures around—and discover the bat's unique place in the wild and in the world. The high-interest topic, expertly written text, and bonus learning activity lay the groundwork for a successful and rewarding reading experience.

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User Review  - AmandaHempleman - LibraryThing

This book is very informational. It tells you everything about bats. What they eat, what it is, night flight, bat bodies, funny faces, hanging out, baby bats, bat rescue, and how they are natures ... Read full review

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User Review  - CaseyKamps - LibraryThing

Tells what a bat is. It also talks about what a bat does and its life. Informs readers about how they are endangered and how we can help them. I would let my students read it themselves. I don't think i would read it to the whole class because it probably would not hold everyones attention. 1-4 Read full review

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About the author (2010)

ELIZABETH CARNEY is a writer and editor based in Brooklyn, New York. She specializes in nonfiction children's books and science, math, and STEM-related magazines. Her author credits includeEverything Big Cats, Everything Dolphins, Great Migrations: Whales, Wildebeests, Butterflies, Elephants, and Other Amazing Animals on the Move, and several titles in the Face to Face and National Geographic Readers series.

Elizabeth Carney received the 2005 AAAS Science Journalism Award for science reporting for children. Her titles Face to Face With Cheetahs, Face to Face With Gorillas, and Great Migrations: Whales, Wildebeests, Butterflies, Elephants, and Other Amazing Animals on the Move appeared on the National Science Teachers Association's Outstanding Science Trade Book list for 2008, 2009, and 2010 respectively.

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