Beetle Busters: A Rogue Insect And The People Who Track It

ISBN-10: 1328895726
ISBN-13: 9781328895721
Author: Burns, Loree Griffin
Illustrated by: Harasimowicz, Ellen
Interest Level: 5-9
Publisher: HarperCollins

Publication Date: July 2018

Copyright: 2014

Page Count: 64

Series: Scientists In The Field -- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Interest Level

Grades 5-9

Reading Level

Lexile: NC1100L
Accelerated Reader Level: 7.3
Accelerated Reader Points: 2.0

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Trees & Forests

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Flowers & Plants


A fascinating nonfiction photo essay about the tree-killing Asian long-horned beetle in our very own backyards. Read about how the help of everyday people, their neighborhoods, teams of beetle-sniffing dogs, and a nationwide effort from bug scientists to tree doctors are working to eradicate this incredibly invasive pest.
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