"Spiders may be creepy, but they know amazing tricks. Some species have learned to fly. Others like to hangout underwater. Spider silk is strong and flexible. Spiders use it for more than just webs. Scientists keep trying to mimic spider silk. Once they succeed, people will find many awesome uses"--From the publisher's web site.
Ages 8-10.|||Grades 3-5.|||juvenile
Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
A Junior Library Guild selection