Mosquito Bite
by Alexandra Siy and Dennis Kunkel

Ouch! That itches!

Have you bopped a mosquito? Would you be surprised to learn that a mosquito has a scary proboscis rigged with cutters and knives that are stuck into your skin so she can drink your blood? Would you be grossed out to know that what makes you itch is nothing less than MOSQUITO SPIT? That's not all...Just wait until you read how she finds you and what she does with your blood!

And would you pass out if you found out that a mosquito is the most deadly animal in the world?

Okay, you're ready to read the WHOLE story! In Mosquito Bite, you'll not only get to read about those disgustingly dangerous insects, you'll get to SEE them up close...REALLY up close through electron microscopes!

Put on your mosquito repellent before you curl up in bed with this eye-popper!

Research Links for Mosquito Bite
Mosquito Bytes
Encyclopedia Entry
Mosquito Hawk Activity Pages

Enchanted Learning: Mosquito

Literary Connections

Andrew Lost, the story about two kids whose invention ...an atom sucker...goes haywire and shrinks the kids! Connects to the micro- photography in Mosquito Bite!

Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears a folktale by Verna Aardema makes a perfect fictional companion to this nonfiction book as paired text.
Lesson Plan
Review

The Fox and the Mosquitoes by Aesop

The Horse and the Mosquito an Estonian Fairy Tale

Kids Wings 5-Star Rating:

(Symbolizing high moral character in literature)

OOPS!
Correction to page 138 in Forever Friendships
We apologize for the error on page 138, "Mosquito Math" in Forever Friendships. (What's a math problem without a question?) Please print this page and paste it over the error.

 

Our special thanks to Alan B Carder for permission to use his great background composition: "Peer Gynt In the Hall of the Mountain King "

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