Check out the sneaky squirrel As part of the Backyard Animals series, this book introduces the unique features of this wild animal. The text covers this mammal's habitat, life cycle, physical characteristics, diet, and defenses. Also included are a range map and a body diagram. In the sky or on the ground, backyard animals are all around Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.