Bat Researcher, A Dirty Job

Bat Researcher by Michael Burgan

Series:  Dirty and Dangerous Jobs

Reading level: Grade 4+

Summary: Easy-to-read overview of bat biology and what it like to be a bat researcher.

Illustrations: Color photographs

Comments:  Useful as a quick introduction to the topic, best for upper elementary ages.

Related activities:

Compatible fiction:

For younger children, try the picture book  Stellaluna by Janell Cannon

For older children, try the middle grade Silverwing by Kenneth Oppel

Compatible nonfiction: The Bat Scientists by Mary Kay Carson

Publisher:  Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books; 1 edition (September 2010) (has view inside)

ISBN-10: 1608701700
ISBN-13: 978-1608701704

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