Whales are very interesting animals. This nonfiction book, Whales, reveals their unique behaviors, habitats, and characteristics. Also enjoy the vivid pictures of many whale species. Includes a glossary for the bold-faced vocabulary words, reading activities, an index of terms, and an answer key. Reading Level: 3, Fountas and Pinnell: Level N, Interest Level: 3-6. The Readers Advance(TM)Science, Mark Twain Media series is a perfect Common Core resource to support the development of nonfiction reading skills. The selected science topics correspond to the most popular science topics currently being taught at each grade level. The high-interest, informational text is leveled to the respected Fountas and Pinnell Guided Reading leveling system to ensure a young reader's success.