Wednesday, April 22, 2020 Charleston County Library

CHARLESTON, S.C. - If you joined our field trip to the zoo this afternoon, you got to learn about armadillos, including one with a silly name: Quesadillo! 

Do you remember what they like to eat Can you remember where they're from? We're going to explore some of the many ebooks we have available on hoopla to let you learn even more about armadillos. 

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Here's the list.


Armadillos by Kari Schuetz

A shell of bony plates covers an armadillo's body. This dense "body armor" protects the animal, but it also makes swimming difficult. To avoid sinking in water, an armadillo must inflate its stomach with air! In this book, children will learn about the diet, habitat, and unique look of the armadillo.

Armus The Armchair Armadillo by Sir Grinsalot

This young armadillo's story teaches children that good things in life, as well as healing from hurtful names, are obtained by using the pains of being bullied as motivation for compassion and kindness to others, rather than for revenge.

Let's Look At Armadillos by Judith Jango-Cohen

What animal has a hard shell, sharp claws, and a long tongue? An armadillo! But do you know what armadillos eat? Or how armadillos protect themselves from predators? Read this book to find out! Learn all about different animals in the Animal Close-Ups series-part of the Lightning Bolt Books™ collection.

Nine-Banded Armadillos by Megan Borgert-Spaniol

These little armored mammals are the only of their kind to wear protective shells. While most species are found outside the United States, the nine-banded armadillo is the only American species. Read all about these shielded creatures in this interesting title for young readers.

Armadillos by Aaron Carr

Most types of armadillos grow shells that protect the front and back of their body. The three-banded armadillo rolls into a ball when it feels threatened. These interesting facts and more can be found in Armadillos, an Animals in My Backyard book.