This title introduces readers to flies. Different types of flies are examined such as houseflies, blowflies, craneflies, deer and horse flies, tsetse flies, mosquitos, robber flies, and tacinid flies. Readers will learn about each fly's body including all the parts of its head, thorax, and abdomen. The contributions of flies in medicine is introduced, including maggot therapy. Where each fly can be found is covered, as is at which life stage a fly may be eaten! Xreme facts provide additional information on these interesting insects. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company, a division of ABDO.