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.
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)
Next title to be reviewed: The Chiru of High Tibet: A True Story by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and illustrated by Linda Wingerter