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Grades: 3+


African Acacia Trees: Protect Themselves!

J. Levy

Many animals munch on the leaves of a tree for sustenance. However, the African acacia absolutely objects to being eaten. They've developed several clever ways to protect themselves, including thorns, chemical defenses, and ant guards. Your readers of this absorbing volume will discover fascinating facts about this unusual tree, including what kind of chemical defenses it has and how it uses its ant guards. Age-appropriate text highlights important elementary science concepts, your readers closely examine a tree they may never see in real life. Fact boxes share fun tidbits and a graphic organizer enriches the main text. Gr. 3+

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  • Full-color Photographs
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • 24 pages
  • 8-1/2” x 8-1/2”
  • ©20


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