Hardcover | 128 pages | 6 x 9 inches | 9781944020736 | November 29, 2022
Lexile 930L | Fountas & Pinnell S
Over 150 full-color photographs/character images
Explore Unique Nocturnal Animal Adaptations & Fun Facts with The Nocturnals!
Great Middle Grade Nonfiction for Kids Ages 9–12 with 150 Full-Color Photos.
Perfect for fans of The Magic Tree House Fact Tracker and National Geographic Kids books.
Connect kids to the science in The Nocturnals middle grade fiction series by Tracey Hecht! Discover the special adaptations that help nocturnal animals succeed in the dark and investigate conservation efforts. The book includes over 150 full-color photographs of animals.
Using fun facts and a narrative from the adventurous Nocturnals characters—Dawn the fox, Tobin the pangolin, and Bismark the sugar glider—this companion nonfiction book explores nighttime animals in their natural habitats.
Inside You’ll Find:
- Animals from around the world: red foxes, pangolins, sugar gliders, wombats, woylies, bandicoots, owls, crocodiles, kiwis, tuataras, aye-ayes, jerboas, bats, vipers, coyotes, and more!
- Night Notes & Fun Facts
- Nocturnal Feature Icon Key
- Animal Glossary with full-color photos
- Word Glossary to build STEM vocabulary
- At-Home Science Resources
Use Our Educator Guide in your School, Classroom, or Library!
- Nonfiction Interactive Read-Aloud Guide available on our website
- Aligned to Next Generation Science Science and Common Core Language Arts standards
- Can be used as a narrative read or browseable reference material
Fountas & Pinnell: S
What People Are Saying
"[The] narration is accompanied by endearing color photographs and fun animal profiles...recurring visual cues draw attention to facts and tidbits to promote further exploration...a welcoming introduction to nighttime animals that celebrates biodiversity."
"A fictive squad of nighttime animals shines lights on some of their real cousins...likely to keep young naturalists reading well past sunset."