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Informational (nonfiction), 1,960 words, Level X (Grade 5), Lexile 1000L
Have you ever wondered why your eyes are blue and your sibling's are brown? Why a friend can roll his tongue and you can't? This informative book answers these questions. Readers will also learn about dominant and recessive traits and how to use a Punnett square to determine the probability of inheriting a particular characteristic.
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