Reading Level: 1
Interest Level: K-3
Ants are unique insects that live a lot like humans do. They have homes, communities, and a defense system against attacks. Ants also have jobs, as caretakers, builders, rulers, and soldiers. Using vivid photographs and easy-to-understand text, this book explores ant life and introduces young readers to ants' unique features, such as their small, spindly legs, their seemingly super strength, and protective measures they take against predators, including the painful bite of the fire ant or the wings of some carpenter ants. Overall, this text informs students of the amazing capabilities of some of the most well-known members of the insect world.