S. L. Hamilton
(A & D Xtreme, Aug. 1, 2014)
This title introduces young readers to the piranha, the fierce fish with the sharp teeth! Easy-to-read text examines the piranha's habitat and distribution. Readers will learn about the piranha's color, size, and shape. The fish's anatomy is examined, especially its teeth and jaws and their role in a piranha's hunting and diet. Piranha prey is discussed, as are the piranha's predators, including human fishers. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for xtreme ichthyologists. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.