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Food Chain Resources

Crane eats frogWhat Are Food Chains and Webs? (The Science of Living Things)

By Bobby Kalman
Crabtree Publishing 2009

Ages 4-8
ISBN-10: 0778776379

Learn all about food webs and food chains. Great pictures and diagrams help to explain the interaction between various living things and their food. Easy to read text covers herbivores, carnivores and omnivores and decomposers. Read about the difference in food chains from different parts of the world.

Who Eats What? Food Chains and Food Webs

By Patricia Lauber
Collins Publishing 1994

Ages 4-8
ISBN-10: 0064451305

This is another in the series of Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science leveled readers. A great book to have in the primary grades for explaining food chains and webs.


Shark Snacks: Food Chains and Webs

by Richard Spilsbury
Heinemann-Raintree 2005

Feeding sharkAges young adult
ISBN-10: 1410919730

Take a look at a food web in the ocean. Detailed photos make this book fairly graphic and more appropriate for young adult readers.

Food Chains and Webs: What Are They And How Do They Work?

by Andrew Solway
Rourke Publishing 2007

Ages 9-12
ISBN-10: 1600446019

An investigation into food chains and food webs. Learn how the food energy moves from herbivores to carnivores and then on to decomposers.


Learning About Food Chains and Food Webs with Graphic Organizers

Fishby Julie Fiedler
Powerkids Press 2006

Ages 9-12
ISBN-10: 1404234128

Teachers will find this one to be a great addition to their classroom for the cross curricular aspects of learning about food chains and food webs.

What Is an Herbivore? (Look, Listen, Learn)

by Bobbie Kalman
Crabtree Publishing 2007

Ages 4-8
ISBN-10: 0778776662

Great text and pictures explains the herbivore to young readers. Includes a CD.

Also in the series:

MouseWhat is an Omnivore?

by Bobbie Kalman
Crabtree Publishing 2007

Ages 9-12

ISBN-10: 0778732967

This book can cross a variety of age groups as it studies the omnivore.

What is a Carnivore?

by Bobbie Kalman
Crabtree Publishing 2007

Ages 9-12
ISBN-10: 0778732746

Find out about predators and prey. What skills and tools does a carnivore need to hunt other animals for food?

Decomposers (Nature's Food Chain)

MushroomBy Megan Lappi
Weigl Publishers 2004

Ages 9-12
ISBN-10: 159036239X

Learn how decomposers fit in to the food chain and their contributions to our environment. Find out why we could not survive without them.

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