Gorillas, wolves, chickens, and kangaroos. It might not seem obvious at first, but these species all have something in common: their individual members must all find their places within their groups. These power struggles can be dangerous! Read about the fierce world of animal alphas and how they make it to the top. This nonfiction book will keep students engaged in reading as they build their literacy, vocabulary, and comprehension skills. Important text features include a glossary, index, and table of contents. The Reader's Guide and culminating activity require students to connect back to the text as they develop their higher-order thinking skills. Check It Out! provides resources for additional reading and learning. With TIME For Kids content, this book aligns with national and state standards and will keep grade 3 students reading from cover to cover.