LiceUnknown - 2004
Parasites are animals, insects, viruses, and microscopic beings that latch onto, trap, trick, and live off of other living things. This series provides a colorful overview of what these yucky creatures are, how they work, what and why they do what they do. A tick's life is an endless quest for blood. This book takes a look at these thirsty parasites, their lifestyle, and their effect on humans and animals. The tick's role as a disease carrier is examined, as are methods of containing this insect's ravages. Accelerated Reader: Reading Level 5.5, 0.5 Points.
Publisher: San Diego : Kidhaven Press, c2004.
Branch Call Number: j 614.4324 HIRSCHMA
Characteristics: 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 19 x 24 cm.
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