Fall 2023

Animals at Risk

Set of 10 titles

Many of Earth's animals are in danger of going extinct. But there are things that can be done to help them. In this series, readers will learn about the threats facing these animals as well as ways that they can be saved. Leveled text and crisp photos bring these animals and the threats they face to the forefront. Special features show the status of the animals, their importance to the environment, and the impact that humans are having on them.

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Title   ATOS Format Qty
Animals at Risk (10 titles) NEW
Axolotls 2.9
Caribou NEW
Giant Anteaters NEW
Manatees NEW
Monarch Butterflies NEW
Red Pandas NEW
Rhinoceroses 2.8
Snow Leopards 2.6
Snowy Owls NEW
Tasmanian Devils 2.7
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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Dewey Number 595.78-599.76
Lexile 440L-640L
ATOS Reading Level 2.6-2.9
Guided Reading Level L-M
Language English
Publisher Bellwether Media
Format Reinforced book
Copyright 2024
Number of Pages 24
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Graphics Full-color photographs

Animals at Risk - Booklist

Some of the world’s most vulnerable species are exhibited for youngreaders in the Animals at Risk series. Each title introduces the endangered animal, how many species exist and where they live, howendangered they are, what’s threatening their survival, and straightforward ways to help protect them. The simply worded text is wellsupported by attractive animal photos, range maps, and helpful infographics. Giant Anteaters highlights the need for large home ranges andclear migratory paths in the face of habitat loss and road construction so that these magnificently snouted creatures can continue to controlant and termite populations. Manatees note that the three species ofgentle giants are key to maintaining healthy rivers and coastal wetlands,but the destruction of seagrass for new construction on coasts preventsthem from grazing. Monarch Butterflies reveals that these importantpollinators in the Americas need their habitats protected, as many havebeen killed on their great migratory route through logging and farming. In Red Pandas, readers learn that these cuddly cuties, native tosouthern Asia, are endangered from climate change, poaching, and thedestruction of bamboo forests. All volumes emphasize the importanceof slowing climate change to protect these animals and the good theydo for their respective environments. The series’ bright design andhigh-interest subjects are sure to engage new readers. 

Animals at Risk - SLJ

This Level 2 reader explores the conservation status of four endangered animals: the axolotl, rhinoceros, snow leopard, and Tasmanian devil. A brief introduction to the animals’ habitat is followed by the threats to their survival and actions to repopulate the species. The series features bright colors and pho- tographs along with two-to-three short sentences per page. Finally, each book contains a glossary, index, and sources for further information. VERDICT A truly attractive series on endangered animals for beginning readers.