Feathers: Not Just for Flying

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Feathers: Not Just for Flying

by Melissa Stewart

Illustrations by Sarah S. Brannen

First Release:

April 2014

ISBN: 9781580894302

Discover the versatility of birds’ feathers: they can make “high-pitched sounds like a whistle,” “dig holes like a backhoe,” and “sprint across the snow like snowshoes.” Kinds of feathers. Author’s note. Note about collecting in nature. Full-color watercolor illustrations.
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  • ISBN: 9781580894302
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Charlesbridge
    Page Count: 32
    Trim Size: 11" x 8 1/2"
    Dewey Classification: 598.147
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 5.1, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 6.3, Points: 1
    Lexile: Level: 910L
    Awards & Honors: Bulletin Blue Ribbon 2014, Nonfiction; ALA Notable Books for Children 2015, All Ages; 2014 Cybils Awards Finalist, Nonfiction for Elementry & Middle Grades; NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12: 2015; 2015 John Burroughs Riverby Award
    Genre: Nonfic
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