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Turtle Summer: A Journal For My Daughter

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

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180166

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.

River Beds: Sleeping in the World's Rivers

Gail Langer Karwoski (author), Connie McLennan (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180326

This sequel to the award-winning Water Beds: Sleeping in the Ocean (2007 Teacher's Choice & 2005 Mom's Choice) takes readers on an around-the-world boat ride to learn how mammals sleep in or around nine major rivers of the world on all continents except Antarctica. Row down the Mississippi and watch two river otters slip into a hollow tree or look to the bank of the Brisbane River as a platypus pops into a hole and disappears into a narrow tunnel. Told in a soothing style, this book serves as a bedtime/naptime story for younger children or an animal geography book for older children. Adults may learn something, too! The "For Creative Minds" education section features a "World Map."

Ocean Seasons

Ron Hirschi (author), Kirsten Carlson (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180180

Seasons change in the ocean much as they do on land. Spring brings new plants and baby animals, summer oceans glow with sparkly plankton lights, and autumn winds blow across the open water. In winter the humpback whales migrate to warmer waters, just as some land animals move to warmer climates. The cycle begins again as they return to the northern waters in the spring. In fun, fanciful form, Ocean Seasons introduces plants and animals that are joined through the mix of seasons, food webs, and habitats beneath the waves. While set in the Pacific, similar changes occur in the Atlantic also. The "For Creative Minds" learning sections features and "Ocean Food Web Card Game."

A Day in the Salt Marsh

Kevin Kurtz (author), Consie Powell (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180210

Enjoy a day in one of the most dynamic habitats on earth: the salt marsh. Fun-to-read, rhyming verse introduces readers to hourly changes in the marsh as the tide comes and goes. Watch the animals that have adapted to this ever-changing environment as they hunt for food or play in the sun, and learn how the marsh grass survives even when it is covered by saltwater twice a day. An activity on adaptations is included in the "For Creative Minds" section.

Ocean Hide and Seek

Jennifer Evans Kramer (author), Gary R. Phillips (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180562

The sea is a place of mystery, where animals big and small play hide and seek! Can you imagine a shark hiding in the light? What about a clownfish in plain sight? Don't believe it? Then, sink into the deep blue sea with Jennifer Evans Kramer and Ocean Hide and Seek! Surround yourself with the vibrant ocean illustrations of Gary R. Phillips. The ocean is an old, old place, and the exotic animals in the depths have learned to adapt to their surroundings to survive. Can you find the creatures hidden on every page? Or will you, too, be fooled by an ancient, underwater disguise? The "For Creative Minds" learning section includes an "Animal Classification" and "Food for Thought" activity.

Carolina's Story: Sea Turtles Get Sick Too!

Donna Rathmell (author), Barbara J. Bergwerf (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180005

Follow the photo journal of Carolina, a critically ill loggerhead sea turtle, as she is cared for and nursed back to health at the Sea Turtle Hospital of the South Carolina Aquarium. Just like hospitalized children, Carolina goes through a variety of emotions and procedures during her care and recovery process. When she first arrives at the hospital, she is too sick, weak, and confused to understand what is happening. She has blood drawn, x-rays taken, gets shots, and is fed through an IV...just as ill children may be! As she gains strength, she begins to interact with her caregivers and to, begrudgingly, understand that they are really trying to help. Join her as she interacts with her many caregivers and her sick or injured roommate turtles. Celebrate the happy day she is released back into the open arms of the ocean - a healthy and happy sea turtle! The "For Creative Minds" section includes a craft, game ideas and information on sea turtles. The author and photographer donate a portion of their royalties to the Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Program at the South Carolina Aquarium.

Little Gray's Great Migration

Marta Lindsey (author), Andrea Gabriel (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628554762

Little Gray loved his lagoon and the humans who came to visit him there. One day, Mama announces that they must swim north to a far-away sea. At first he is sad to leave his home, but Little Gray soon realizes the importance of their journey. What happens along the way and how does Little Gray help his mother? Swim along with Little Gray as he finds the way to this special, food-filled sea.

Grandes migraciones de la ballena gris

Marta Lindsey (author), Andrea Gabriel (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628554847

La pequeña Gris amaba con locura a su laguna y a los humanos que venían a visitarla. Un día, Mamá le dice que ellos necesitan nadar hacia el Norte, a un mar muy lejano. Al principio, le da tristeza dejar su hogar pero muy pronto, la pequeña Gris se da cuenta de la importancia de su viaje. ¿Qué pasa a lo largo del camino y cómo ayuda la pequeña Gris a su madre? Nada junto con la pequeña Gris mientras encuentra el camino hacia este mar especial, lleno de comida.

Mucosa marina: Es pegajosa, asquerosa y en el ocano . . . fabulosa

Ellen Prager (author), Shennen Bersani (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628552461

Los caracoles y las babosas marinas utilizan la “mucosa” marina. Pero, ¿sabías que también el coral y el pez payaso la necesitan? La científica marina Ellen Prager nos lleva a las profundidades del océano para presentarnos a unos animales fascinantes y extraños que utilizan la mucosa para atrapar su alimento, protegerse de sufrir cualquier daño e incluso, desplazarse de un lugar a otro bajo el agua.

Ayudantes de animales: acuarios

Jennifer Keats Curtis (author)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628552393

¿Dónde más te podrías quedar seco mientrasvisitas animales acuáticos provenientes de todoel mundo? Únicamente en un acuario puedeshacerlo mientras lo visitas y aprendes acerca detodos estos diferentes animales que son localesy exóticos. El personal del acuario los cuida y nosenseña acerca de estos animales, mientras trabajapara conservar y proteger a las especies que estánen peligro o en vías de extinción. Sigue este diariofotográfico “detrás de las cámaras” mientras telleva al maravilloso mundo de los acuarios y losayudantes de animales que trabajan ahí.

Sea Slime: Its Eeuwy, Gooey and Under the Sea

Ellen Prager (author), Shennen Bersani (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628552379

Snails and sea slugs use Sea Slime. But, did you know that coral and clownfish need slime too? Marine scientist Ellen Prager takes us deep into the sea to introduce us to fascinating and bizarre animals that use slime to capture their food, protect themselves from harm, or even move from place to place in their underwater environment.

Animal Helpers: Aquariums

Jennifer Keats Curtis (author)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628552300

Where else could you stay dry while visiting aquatic animals from around the world? Only in an aquarium can you visit and learn about all these different local and exotic animals. Aquarium staff care for and teach about these animals, as well as work to conserve and protect threatened and endangered species. Follow this behind-the-scenes photographic journal as it leads you into the wondrous world of aquariums and the animal helpers who work there.

A Day in the Deep

Kevin Kurtz (author), Erin E. Hunter (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607186410

Travel deep into the ocean way below the surface and you'll encounter some creatures you never knew existed! This book takes you on a journey through the dark depths of the sea towards the ocean floor. Most ecosystems need sunlight, but deep in the ocean where the sun doesn't shine animals have adapted some very interesting ways to see, protect themselves, and eat. Discover the unique habitats, adaptations, and food chains of these deep -sea creatures.

Un día en la profundidad

Kevin Kurtz (author), Erin E. Hunter (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607186533

Viaja a las profundidades del océano, por debajo de la superficie y te vas a encontrar con algunas criaturas que ¡no sabías que existían! Este libro te lleva en un viaje a través de las oscuras profundidades del mar, hacia el fondo del océano. La mayoría de los ecosistemas necesitan luz solar, pero en el fondo del océano donde el sol no brilla, los animales han adoptado algunos aspectos muy interesantes para ver, protegerse a sí mismos, y comer. Descubre los hábitats únicos, sus adaptaciones, y las cadenas alimentarias de estas criaturas de aguas profundas.

Tiburoncito

Ann Downer (author), Shennen Bersani (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607186588

“¿Quién soy yo?” se pregunta Tiburoncito. Cuando su saco de huevos, llamado “monedero de sirena”, se rompe perdiéndose en una tormenta, él se encuentra en un viaje a través de diferentes hábitats oceánicos: bosques de algas marinas, los arrecifes de coral, y praderas de pastos marinos. Él aprende qué tipo de tiburón no es, pero no qué tipo es. Él necesita encontrar a la “sirena” para saber a dónde pertenece, pero el océano es grande y lleno de peligros. ¿Podrá averiguar quién es y qué es lo que puede hacer—a tiempo?

Shark Baby

Ann Downer (author), Shennen Bersani (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607186465

"Who am I?" wonders Shark Baby. When his "mermaid's purse" egg case is torn loose in a storm, he finds himself on a journey through different ocean habitats: kelp forests, coral reefs, and seagrass meadows. He learns what kind of shark he isn't, but not what kind he is. He needs to find the "mermaid" to learn where he belongs, but the ocean is big and full of dangers. Will he find out who he is--and what he can do--in time?