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Marine Biomes

Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427120069

This fascinating book gives readers core information about marine biomes on coasts, in coral reefs, frozen oceans, and in the deepest depths of the ocean. Find out where each kind is found, how animals and plants have adapted to life underwater, who lives in these environments, and how humans impact life there.

Christmas Island Red Crab Migration

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035567

Every November, Christmas Island red crabs take over Christmas Island as millions march to the shores of the Indian Ocean. These crawling critters stop at nothing to reach their mating grounds. They halt traffic and even fall from cliffs! This title is filled with facts, maps, and fascinating graphics that take readers through the rain forest to the ocean with Christmas Island red crabs.

Humpback Whale Migration

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035574

Humpback whales can hold their breath up to 45 minutes as they torpedo through ocean waters! These mighty mammals migrate from their summer arctic waters to the warm, winter waves near the equator to give birth to their calves. Young readers will want to dive into this title and follow the travels of humpback whales.  

Leatherback Sea Turtle Migration

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035581

As fall days grow darker and the sun doesn’t shine as bright, leatherback sea turtles sense the change in seasons and head out to sea. They make their way to their home beaches to nest. About 100 eggs fill each hole! Readers can follow the leatherbacks as they cruise along ocean currents in this engaging title.

Salmon Migration

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035604

During their travels from oceans to rivers, salmon undergo many changes! Their gills change so they can breath in changing waters, and their scales transform from a shining silver to a darker hue so others know they are ready to spawn. Readers will be swimming in information and special features in this adventurous book on salmon migration.

Welcome to the Coral Reef

Honor Head (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781911341925

What is a coral reef actually made of? What microscopic creatures take shelter in the coral and become its food? Which coral reef resident has stinging tentacles? And which huge creature visits the reef to have its dead skin and parasites nibbled away by a fishy clean-up crew? Packed with facts, core-curriculum information, and fantastic photographs that support the text, this title takes readers on a mini safari around a coral reef. Like piecing together a jigsaw puzzle, readers will discover how the living things that make this habitat their home depend on each other and their environment for survival.

Granny's Clan: A Tale of Wild Orcas

Dr. Sally Hodson (author), Ann Jones (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584692317

Just imagine - you are a young orca whale. Your special friends are two cousins and your 100 year-old great grandmother, the clan leader. You learn to play with them, face danger with them, hunt with them - and even go people-watching with them! Based on actual orca, or killer whale, research, this book combines science with the real story of how family, friendship, and a grandmother's love are helping this magnificent but endangered orca clan to survive.

Stingrays

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538882

This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes the venomous stingray. Readers learn how these ocean animals use the stinger on their tails to defend against predators. Also explains the threat of these stings to humans and what to do when they are encountered.

Life Cycle of a Jellyfish

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968143

In this book, readers will learn about the incredible transformation of a larva into a jellyfish and every phase in between. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about the incredible stages of the life cycle of a jellyfish.

Sea Turtle

Perkins Perkins (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607532675

A level 2 Amicus Reader that presents the life cycle of an sea turtle from mating and birth to adult. Includes time line of life cycle and sequencing activity.

Deep-Sea Fisher

Laura K. Murray (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566609760

A brief exploration of what deep-sea fishers do on the job, including the equipment they use and the training they need, plus real-life instances of record-breaking fishing off the coast of New Zealand.

Rays

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566609340

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of rays, the flat-bodied fish with skeletons made of cartilage. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why rays’ fins look like wings.

Manatees

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566609319

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of manatees, the aquatic relatives of dugongs. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why manatees are associated with mermaids.

Tackling the Box

Michael J. Rosen (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566608183

A primer on the basic dos and don’ts of fishing, including tips on finding and accessing new fishing spots, advice on how to avoid polluted waters, and instructions for making a creel.

Fishing Gear

Michael J. Rosen (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566608152

A primer on the basic dos and don’ts of fishing, including tips on choosing a proper rod and reel, advice on how to land a catch, and instructions for making a landing net.

Fresh Fish

Michael J. Rosen (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566608138

A primer on the basic dos and don’ts of fishing, including tips on where to find certain species, information on how a fish’s anatomical makeup helps it avoid getting hooked, and instructions for cleaning a catch.

Crabs

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566607940

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of crabs, the widespread shelled crustaceans. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why crabs look as though they are headless.

Jellyfish

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566607971

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of jellyfish, the bell-shaped, oceanic invertebrates. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why jellyfish have squishy bodies.

Frogs

Lindsy J. O'Brien (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566607349

A high-interest introduction to the life cycle of frogs, including how tadpoles develop, their insect diet, threats from predators, and the wet habitats of these backyard animals.

Walruses

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606622

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of walruses, the Arctic pinnipeds with whiskers. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why walruses have tusks.

Octopuses

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606608

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of octopuses, the eight-armed ocean creatures. Also included is a history of the belief that octopuses were sea monsters.

Sea Lions

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603867

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of sea lions, oceanic mammals related to seals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why Japanese fishers respected sea lions. From humpbacked camels to drumming woodpeckers, and from fast-flying hummingbirds to slow-moving tortoises, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature’s appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal’s appearance or behavior.

Whales

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603881

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of whales, the large ocean animals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why New Zealanders traditionally rode whales. From humpbacked camels to drumming woodpeckers, and from fast-flying hummingbirds to slow-moving tortoises, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature’s appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal’s appearance or behavior.

A Swim through the Sea

Kristin Joy Pratt-Serafini (author), Kristin Joy Pratt-Serafini (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584693239

Praised by Jacques Cousteau, this book, illustrated and written by a16 year-old, is a classic introduction to the marine habitat. This 1994 alphabet and alliteration book continues to be a favorite of kids, parents, and teachers everywhere. It is truly an exceptional swim through an alphabet of sea creatures. Each page highlights a selected species with a full-color illustration and a paragraph of fascinating facts, surrounded by a frame full of extra creatures and vocabulary. It reaches a large age range because the large text is for young readers, while smaller text is for you or more advanced children. Kristin Joy Pratt (A Walk in the Rainforest) once again successfully inspires a generation of children about one of the most precious and fragile realms on Earth.

The Upstream Journey of Salmon

Annette Gulati (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503818019

Gives readers an up-close look at the one-way trip salmon take in order to reproduce. Includes a concise overview of the species, a table of contents, questions to spark critical thinking, a selected bibliography, sources to guide further research, a phonetic glossary, an index, and an introduction to the author.