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Raccoons

Scavengers of the Night

Series: Animals After Dark

By Elaine Landau

You might be surprised to learn that there is more to raccoons then raiding garbage cans and gardens. These nighttime animals can see very well in the dark. Raccoons are also great climbers and swimmers. And they can be very nasty when cornered! RACCOONS: SCAVENGERS OF THE NIGHT explores the history of these animals, where they live, what they eat, and how they raise their young.

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Reviews

"These titles will be popular with browsers and are useful for reports."

School Library Journal, August 2007

"Each book offers a straightforward introduction to the title animal. The clear text features interesting facts about each animal's life and habitat . . . Photographs, often of the animals in action, will catch young readers' attentions."

The Horn Book Guide, Fall 2007

"Librarians looking for animal books with a nighttime focus will find this series helpful . . ."

Library Media Connection, October 2007

"The simple text is crisply written and informative . . . a very good addition to an elementary level library."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, May 2007

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