Introduces readers to the roles of plankton in aquatic ecosystems as well as threats to plankton populations and conservation efforts. Eye-catching infographics, clear text, and a “That’s Amazing!” feature make this book an engaging exploration of the importance of plankton.
Introduces readers to the roles of sharks in ocean ecosystems, as well as threats to shark populations and conservation efforts. Eye-catching infographics, clear text, and a “That’s Amazing!” feature make this book an engaging exploration of the importance of sharks.
Look at that sea lion swim! Or is that a seal? Seals and sea lions look similar. But there are many traits that make each of these animals unique! This title introduces young readers to the physical and behavioral differences between seals and sea lions. Simple text, vibrant photos, and a side-by-side comparison feature will help readers see the differences between these flippered friends!
Nurse sharks are suction feeders. They can suck a conch right out of its shell! Young readers will be eager to open the cover of this title that highlights the habitat, physical features, and behavior of nurse sharks. Fun features including a range map, diet and body part identifiers, and a size comparison provide visual support to the text. A full-spread profile puts all of the shark’s specs in one place!
Platypuses are some of the world’s weirdest mammals! They may look strange, but their duck bills and flat bodies help them thrive in the wetlands. These are just a few of the many adaptations explored in this leveled title for young readers. Alongside the text are bright photos and special features that highlight the animal’s range, physical adaptations, and diet. Readers will come away with a new understanding of fascinating platypuses!
Lemon sharks may not look like lemons, but they do have yellow skin! Between the covers of this title, young readers will discover more about the habitat, physical appearance, and behaviors of this shark that swims in the shallows. A range map, identity and diet features, size comparison chart provide visual reinforcement to the text. A full-spread profile summarizes the shark’s specs.
Ribbit! A frog hops into a stream. Time to lay eggs! When they hatch, the eggs will become tiny tadpoles. Young readers will learn all about the frog’s life cycle in this leveled title featuring beautiful photographs. Special features illustrate the animal’s diet, size, and body parts at each stage of its life. At the end of the book, each stage of the frog’s life cycle is laid out in a full-page feature. Readers will hop away with new information about these familiar critters!
A fuzzy penguin chick raises its beak. Its parent has brought fish. Time to eat! With plenty of food, this tiny bird will grow up fast. This low-level title introduces beginning readers to the lives of penguins, from when they hatch to when they lay eggs of their own. Leveled text and vivid photos explore each phase of a penguin’s life. Special features highlight the animal’s diet and size. At the end of the book, a full-page life cycle feature shows off each of the penguin’s life stages!
Male sea horses carry eggs inside a special pouch. When the eggs hatch, tiny sea horses swim out of the pouch! This is one of many parts of the sea horse life cycle explored in this title. Leveled text and vivid images combine to show off the sea horse from egg to adulthood. Along the way, special features highlight the animal’s diet, size, and life phases. A full-page feature at the end of the book visually illustrates the life cycle. Readers will love exploring these unique sea creatures!
Basking sharks get their name from their behavior of feeding near the surface of the water. They look like they are basking in the sun! In this title for young readers, striking photos illustrate informative text about the second-largest shark species in the world. A range map highlights where they live, a size comparison demonstrates their length compared to a human diver, and a full-spread profile covers all the shark’s specs.
Bull sharks are one of the few species of sharks that can live in freshwater. Sometimes, they are found hundreds of miles from coasts! In this exciting title, young readers will learn about the habitat, appearance, and behaviors of this aggressive shark. Vivid photos and visual features including a range map, size comparison, and diet feature reinforce the leveled text.
Meet Onyx and the orcas of J pod, the world’s most famous whales. Illustrated with stunning photos, this picture book introduces young readers to the orcas humans first fell in love with. The members of J pod live in the Salish Sea, off the coast of Washington and British Columbia. Moby Doll was the first orca ever displayed in captivity, Granny was the oldest orca known to humanity, and Scarlet was the orca humans fought to save.
Explains what causes humpback whales to migrate. Beautiful photos, fact-filled text, and helpful infographics help readers learn all about the science behind this phenomenon as well as ways that people study or protect it.
Explains what causes leatherback sea turtles to migrate. Beautiful photos, fact-filled text, and helpful infographics help readers learn all about the science behind this phenomenon as well as ways that people study or protect it.
In this book, early fluent readers will learn how sea slugs use varying bright colors to both warm off predators and camouflage themselves in the ocean. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about sea slugs and the science behind their many amazing colors. An infographic aids understanding, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about nudibranchs using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Sea Slugs also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.
In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the markings and colors of mandarinfish and how these fish live in the ocean. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about mandarinfish and the science behind their amazing colors and patterns. An infographic aids understanding, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about mandarinfish using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Mandarinfish also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.
Welcome to the world of wonderful whales. The swirly tusk of the narwhal, the beautiful song of the humpback whale, the big brain of the sperm whale, and more--see it all at the aquarium.
Big or small, ripping with sharp teeth or feeding with a filter, gentle or vicious, sharks are super! Learn what the thresher shark does with its superlong tail and how a giant whale shark eats only the tiniest sea creatures. You can do it all at the aquarium.
The ocean can be dangerous when you don't know what's below the waves. Read the gripping tale of survival following a shark attack in this graphic novel.
This is not just another day at the beach when trouble comes with eight arms. Read about encounters with the blue-ringed octopus in this graphic novel.
Strong, smart, and fearless, orcas are awesome. They are often called killer whales, but they aren't whales at all. They are dolphins! Read this book to learn all about awesome orcas.
A platypus leaves its burrow and waddles towards a river. It dives down and pokes the muddy bottom with its flat bill. The platypus surfaces to eat its catch and dives again! Whether on land or underwater, platypuses are awesome!
A day at the beach turns into a close call when a surfer steps on a stonefish. Follow along on the gripping tale of survival in this graphic novel.
A Japanese spider crab walks across the rocky ocean bottom looking for food. Once it finds a dead fish, it pushes the rotting fish flesh into its hungry mouth. A monster feeder of the ocean floor, the huge Japanese spider crab is awesome.
The sea is full of jolly jellyfish! Tiny, boxed sea wasps have box-shaped bells and pack a powerful sting. Adult immortal jellyfish can turn back into a baby when they are in danger. And the bell of the compass jellyfish looks like (you guessed it!) a compass! Learn about these and more jolly jellyfish at the aquarium.