It's Tough to be Tiny (The Secret Life of Small Creatures)
This engaging, accessible book introduces students to the many adaptations and strategies insects and other small creatures use to survive. Filled with fascinating facts and detailed, interesting illustrations, it discusses an array of defensive and offensive techniques these little critters employ, including camouflage, armor, spring-loaded jumps, and poison darts. Concepts are clearly explained and will extend student understanding of the topic. Suitable as a support text for science classes, a research text for independent student projects, and to teach non-fiction writing strategies.