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Polar Bear vs. Grizzly Bear

Polar Bear vs. Grizzly Bear

Series: Who Would Win?
by Jerry Pallotta Illustrated by Rob Bolster
Polar bears can smell a seal through three feet of ice, while grizzlies can smell a dead animal ten miles away. But would this sense of smell matter in a fight? What would happen if a polar bear and a grizzly bear fought each other? With this book, readers can study the stats, predict the winner, and then witness the imaginary battle! This book is packed with amazing and fun facts about where the bears live, how they hunt, and what they eat. Readers will study the bears’ physical features, from teeth to claws, and fill in a checklist about who has the advantage when it comes to size, hunting skills, sense of smell, speed, and more. Which bear will be the final victor? Find out in this gripping nonfiction read!
Series Information This innovative science series introduces young readers to animal species by pitting two creatures against one another and asking kids to predict which one would prevail. Each book is illustrated with vivid, full-color pictures and features two animals that rarely, if ever, meet in the wild. Readers use information about each animal's physical attributes, nearest relatives, diet, survival tactics, and more to determine which creature would win in a fight. With easy-to-navigate layouts and just a few key facts per page, these books encourage kids to draw scientific conclusions by using reasoning skills and creative thinking.
8, 9
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 4
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
Informational Text

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Jerry Pallotta Back in 1985, Jerry Pallotta was an insurance salesman, looking for creative ways to teach his children their ABCs. At the age of 32, his imaginative ideas led to him to write and publish his very first book, The Ocean Alphabet Book. He has since created more than 20 alphabet books, and has expanded into creative books for teaching basic math as well.
Rob Bolster

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