by Josh Gregory


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Discover why hummingbirds almost never walk on their feet and how these birds help flowers grow.

Nature's Children series provides young readers (Ages 8-10) with fascinating information about the planet's most incredible wildlife species. Each title offers a complete picture of the animal- from birth to adulthood- and describes its place in our world, including how humans impact it and its environment.

With their beautiful coloring and impressive flying techniques, hummingbirds are a welcome sight in any backyard or garden. Readers will get a close look at these tiny, fascinating birds. . They will also learn how hummingbirds attract mates and raise their young and why some hummingbird species are beginning to disappear.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531219355
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2016
Series: Nature's Children Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 880L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Zooming through the Sky 6

Chapter 2 Speedy and Hungry 14

Chapter 3 Mates, Eggs, and Chicks 25

Chapter 4 Hummingbirds History 33

Chapter 5 Humans and Hummingbirds 37

Words to Know 42

Habitat Map 44

Find Out More 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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