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A log's life

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,
Pub. Date:
1st ed.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 3.5 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 730L
When a tree falls in the forest, what is its fate? And what happens to the animals who've depended on it?Through the simple yet dramatic story of a tree's life, death, and decomposition, A Log's Life illustrates the interdependence of living creatures. A great oak tree provides food or shelter for squirrels, a porcupine, carpenter ants, fungi, slugs, and more. When lightning strikes, it topples to become a giant log. Now spiders, millipedes, termites, a porcupine, salamanders, etc. move in. Over time the log decays and collapses, driving the animals to find new homes. Moss carpets the log, breaking it down further; it becomes dirt. Then an acorn fails in the rich earth, and grows into another great oak tree, which is eventually struck down in another storm to become another giant log.
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Level 3.5, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
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full_title log s life
author pfeffer wendy
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2018-03-12 04:19:38AM

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author Pfeffer, Wendy, 1929-
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display_description Introduction to the life cycle of a tree.
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publishDate 1997
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subject_facet Animals -- Food, Animals -- Habitations, Ecology, Forest ecology, Oak, Trees
title_display A log's life
title_full A log's life / by Wendy Pfeffer ; illustrations by Robin Brickman
title_short A log's life
topic_facet Animals, Ecology, Food, Forest ecology, Habitations, Oak, Trees