This is the Sea that Feeds Us

Robert F. Baldwin (author), Don Dyen (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584693536

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Parents and elementary science teachers alike will appreciate the way the marine food chain comes to light in this lighthearted book. The heroes are -- plankton, floating free, zillions of creatures alive in the sea, making their food from the light of the sun that shines on the sea that feeds us.The plankton feeds the shrimp which feeds bass -- a fish with a hungry look what saw the shrimp, but not the hook. And on up the food chain to the girl with a sandy pail, each verse introduces a new link and then connects it to everything else. Among the verses are interspersed factual statements about the marine food web, enhancing the value of this book for science teachers as well as language arts teachers.

Reading Level
Lexile
830L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
N
ATOS
5.5
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Marine Life Nature Picture Books Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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