By Paula Danziger
Amber Brown's dealing with a progress spurt . . . and her body's no longer the one factor that's altering. Her mother and Max are engaged. Her dad is relocating again from Paris. And now her school's overrun by means of skunks, and he or she appears like she's being held captive in a scorching, crowded tuition bus that's going nowhere. yet progress spurts and skunks will not be her in basic terms issues. Why can't her mom and dad agree on something . . . and most vital, what's going to take place whilst Dad strikes again?
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On a summer night, count the number of chirps you hear in 15 seconds. Add 40 to that number. The sum will give you the temperature in degrees Fahrenheit. 35 IN WATER Are frogs night creatures? Mostly, even though you can see them during the day. Frogs must stay out of the sun, which dries their skin. Like other amphibians, frogs live in water and on land, and breathe with their lungs. But they also take in oxygen through their thin skin. If their skin is not moist, they can’t breathe—and they suffocate.
Crickets hear with two small spots, or ears, just under the knees of their front legs. A cricket’s chirp changes as the air temperature changes. The higher the temperature, the faster the chirps. On a summer night, count the number of chirps you hear in 15 seconds. Add 40 to that number. The sum will give you the temperature in degrees Fahrenheit. 35 IN WATER Are frogs night creatures? Mostly, even though you can see them during the day. Frogs must stay out of the sun, which dries their skin. Like other amphibians, frogs live in water and on land, and breathe with their lungs.