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Title:
The life cycle of an earthworm
Author:
Kalman, Bobbie.
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Publication Information:
New York : Crabtree Pub., [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
NC 940 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.6 1.0 78675.
ISBN:
9780778706663

9780778706960
Format :
Book

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Summary

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Following earthworms from birth to maturity, The Life Cycle of an Earthworm explains the stages of development these ancient annelids undergo before they reach adulthood. Children will be surprised to discover the enormous impact earthworms have on the environment.


Author Notes

Bobbie Kalman was born in Hungary in 1947. She escaped with her family to Austria during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. The family spent several weeks there as refugees before immigrating to North America. Her book, Refugee Child, is based on this account. She has degrees in English, psychology and education, and has taught at both the elementary and secondary level. She has also worked as an educational assistant for several publishing companies. She is the author and publisher of over 800 books for children. Her books are sought after because she writes within specific curriculum needs, making the titles very popular in schools and public libraries. Her works include The Early Settler Life series, The Historic Communities series, The Native Nations of North America series, The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures series, and The Science of Living Things series.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

Wonderful wormsp. 4
Earthworms everywherep. 6
An earthworm's bodyp. 8
What is a life cycle?p. 10
Inside a cocoonp. 12
Wee wormsp. 14
Becoming an adultp. 16
Creating a cocoonp. 18
Eating everythingp. 20
Watch out, worm!p. 22
Tunneling throughp. 24
Worms and weatherp. 26
The world's wormsp. 28
Helping wormsp. 30
Glossary and Indexp. 32