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Books in Strange Life Cycles series

  • The Bizarre Life Cycle of a Cicada

    Greg Roza

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Pub Learning library, Aug. 1, 2012)
    Describes the characteristics, life cycle, and behavior of cicadas.
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  • The Bizarre Life Cycle of a Salmon

    Mark Harasymiw

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Pub Learning library, Aug. 1, 2012)
    Discusses the salmon's life cycle, including its journey from freshwater to the ocean and back upstream to mate and lay eggs, the dangers it may encounter along the way, and human efforts to help salmon overcome man-made obstacles.
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  • Chicken

    David M. Schwartz, Elaine Pascoe, Sue Lewis, Dwight Kuhn

    Paperback (Creative Teaching Pr, March 1, 1999)
    1999 Science Series Life Cycles -- Chicken (P) by David M. Schwartz / Photographs by Dwight Kuhn ***ISBN-13: 9781574715545 ***Pages: 16
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  • The Bizarre Life Cycle of a Cuckoo

    Barbara M. Linde

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Pub Learning library, Aug. 1, 2012)
    Introduces the cuckoo birds, discussing their physical characteristics, habitats, and unusual habit of some cuckoos to lay their eggs in another bird's nest.
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  • Lady Bug

    David M. Schwartz

    Paperback (Creative Teaching Pr, Oct. 1, 1999)
    Hard to find
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  • The Bizarre Life Cycle of a Mayfly

    Greg Roza

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Pub Learning library, Aug. 1, 2012)
    Introduces the life cycle of the mayfly, discussing its physical characteristics, eating habits, and reproduction.
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  • Wood Frog

    David M. Schwartz, Dwight Kuhn

    Paperback (Creative Teaching Pr, Jan. 1, 1999)
    Rare Book
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  • The Bizarre Life Cycle of a Salmon

    Mark Harasymiw

    Library Binding (Gareth Stevens Pub Learning library, Aug. 1, 2012)
    Only about 10 percent of salmon offspring live to the second stage of the fishs life cycle. Even stranger, they sometimes develop a hump or large teeth before reproducing. Readers learn these bizarre facts and more with colorful photographs and fact boxes detailing other weird salmon information. Written in age-appropriate language, the engaging text introduces readers to important science concepts and includes graphic organizers to aid understanding.
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  • The Bizarre Life Cycle of an Octopus

    Therese Shea

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Pub Learning library, Aug. 1, 2012)
    Describes the characteristics, life cycle, and behavior of octopuses.
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  • The Bizarre Life Cycle of a Mayfly

    Greg Roza

    Library Binding (Gareth Stevens Pub Learning library, Aug. 1, 2012)
    Depending on the species, an adult mayfly may only live one dayor even less. Readers investigate the mystery of the strange, short life cycle of the mayfly. With full-color photographs and graphic organizers to aid understanding, the book presents science content in age-appropriate language and detail. Fact boxes exploring more weird mayfly information add to the fun and engage bug enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.
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  • The Bizarre Life Cycle of a Cicada

    Greg Roza

    Library Binding (Gareth Stevens Pub Learning library, Aug. 1, 2012)
    Common thought places cicadas as tree dwellers; these odd insects actually live most of their lives underground. This book details the bizarre life cycle of the cicada, including the deposit of hundreds of eggs on a tree branch and details of a species that can live 17 years. Fascinating fact boxes provide readers with more strange information, and fun graphic organizers aid understanding. Full-color photographs enhance easy-to-understand language and science content.
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  • The Bizarre Life Cycle of an Octopus

    Therese Shea

    Library Binding (Gareth Stevens Pub Learning library, Aug. 1, 2012)
    Readers learn about the unique life cycle of the octopus, including facts such as a mother octopus doesnt eat while taking care of her eggs and neither male nor female octopuses live very long after becoming parents. Colorful photographs and engaging graphic organizers enhance age-appropriate language and science content. Bizarre fact boxes draw in readers with even more octopus oddities.
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