Sea Stars

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626174214

Sign in to Read

Description

Did you know that sea stars pump water instead of blood through their systems? Although commonly called starfish, these life forms are not fish! Instead, they are part of a group containing other animals like sea urchins and sand dollars. Sea stars are hardy animals that can grow new limbs and open clam shells. In this interesting title, students will enjoy learning more about these shining ocean stars!

Reading Level
Lexile
530L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
N
ATOS
3.5
DRA
30
Categories
Genre
Marine Life Nature Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
More Like This

Corals

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681032900

Did you know that some corals are named for being look-alikes? The mushroom coral has an umbrella-like shape. Grooves on the surface of the brain coral give it the appearance of the important human organ. Beginning readers just might get the urge to name the corals in this book.

Bottlenose Dolphins

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626174139

Talkative and friendly, bottlenose dolphins are always up for some fun. They love playing tag and racing through waves. These dolphins form strong relationships with each other, often communicating with many different sounds. A group of dolphins will hunt, travel, and watch each other's backs. Learn more about these social creatures in this enthralling title for early readers.

Clownfish

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626174146

Clownfish have mastered the art of friendship. These striped fish form a special bond with sea anemones. They help each other survive. Clownfish enjoy the sea anemone's protection and leftover food. In return, they will chase away animals or eat pests that harm sea anemones. In this fascinating title, young readers will learn all about clownfish, from their coloring to their home range and more.

Crabs

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626174153

Did you know that crabs look like mini, clear lobsters when they are babies? Crabs have to molt many times before they even look like adults with hard outer shells. Some crabs grow their own shells while others find used shells to call their own. Find out about a crab's life cycle, physical traits, habitat, and more in this title for beginning readers.

Great White Sharks

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626174160

Shaped like torpedoes, Great white sharks can launch out of the water to catch prey. Named after their white bellies, these sharks easily blend in with the sun when seen from below. In addition to their coloring, these sharks have serrated teeth for tearing. They are made to hunt! In this exciting title, learn more about great white sharks and why they are one of the top predators in the ocean.

Humpback Whales

Christina Leaf (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626174177

Nearly as large as a school bus, humpback whales are a sight to see! Near the surface, these giants will come up to breathe from their blowholes. They migrate to find food and may hunt in groups. Since these whales do not have teeth, they happily gulp prey with their enormous mouths. Deep below the surface, males sing songs. Get in tune with humpback whales and pick up this book for young learners.