Turtle Summer: A Journal For My Daughter

Turtle Summer: A Journal For My Daughter

Mary Alice Monroe (author), Barbara J. Bergwerf (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180166

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Description

This is a companion book to Mary Alice Monroe's novel, Swimming Lessons, the sequel to The Beach House. In the novel, the readers witness a young mother, Toy, writing a journal for her daughter, Little Lovie. This is the journal Toy is writing. Using original photographs, this scrapbook journal explains the nesting cycle of sea turtles and the natural life along the Southeastern coast, including local shore birds, shells, and the sea turtle hospital. Adults and children will enjoy the images, information and the journal with or without the novel. The "For Creative Minds" educational section includes turtle nesting facts, a shell identification activity, and a make-your-own nature journal.

Reading Level
Lexile
780L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
O
ATOS
4.5
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects Characters & Series Family Nature
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction Non-Fiction
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