In this book, early fluent readers will learn how and why bats live together in colonies. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the animal's habitat, diet, behaviors, appearance, and social structure. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about bat colonies using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Bat Colonies also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Bat Colonies is part of Jump's Better Together: Animal Groups series.