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Boxfish

Samantha Bell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631881039

The ocean is home to a variety of fascinating animals. Strange Sea Creatures: Boxfish dives in and gives readers a chance to explore this interesting creature that lives among the reefs. This captivating book provides fascinating facts about boxfish, including their boxy shape, habitats, food sources, life cycles, and more. Strange Sea Creatures: Boxfish provides an interactive approach to teaching life science. The book introduces basic concepts and ideas while also providing activities and exercises that engage students in processes and skills that are essential to scientific learning and discovery.

Lionfish

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631881053

The ocean is home to a variety of fascinating animals. Strange Sea Creatures: Lionfish dives in and gives readers a chance to explore this armored predator. This captivating book provides fascinating facts about lionfish, including their spiny skeleton, habitats, food sources, life cycles, and more. Strange Sea Creatures: Lionfish provides an interactive approach to teaching life science. The book introduces basic concepts and ideas while also providing activities and exercises that engage students in processes and skills that are essential to scientific learning and discovery.

Nudibranch

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631881077

The ocean is home to a variety of fascinating animals. Strange Sea Creatures: Nudibranch dives in and gives readers a chance to investigate these slow creatures we often call "sea slugs". This captivating book provides fascinating facts about nudibranchs, including their soft bodies, habitats, food sources, life cycles, and more. Strange Sea Creatures: Nudibranch provides an interactive approach to teaching life science. The book introduces basic concepts and ideas while also providing activities and exercises that engage students in processes and skills that are essential to scientific learning and discovery.

Sea Anemone

Dominique A. Didier (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631881084

The ocean is home to a variety of fascinating animals. Strange Sea Creatures: Sea Anemone dives in and gives readers a chance to explore this interesting creature that can look more like a flower than an animal. This captivating book provides fascinating facts about these under water animals, including their many tentacled crown, habitats, food sources, life cycles, and more. Strange Sea Creatures: Sea Anemone provides an interactive approach to teaching life science. The book introduces basic concepts and ideas while also providing activities and exercises that engage students in processes and skills that are essential to scientific learning and discovery.

Sea Star

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631881091

The ocean is home to a variety of fascinating animals. Strange Sea Creatures: Sea Star dives in and gives readers a chance to explore this versatile creature that has nearly 2,000 species. This captivating book provides fascinating facts about these under water animals, including their varied physical traits, habitats, food sources, life cycles, and more. Strange Sea Creatures: Sea Star provides an interactive approach to teaching life science. The book introduces basic concepts and ideas while also providing activities and exercises that engage students in processes and skills that are essential to scientific learning and discovery.

Pierre the Penguin: A True Story

Jean Marzollo (author), Laura Regan (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585365814

When Pierre, an African penguin living at the California Academy of Sciences, begins to lose his feathers, the zoo staff is at a loss as to what to do. The lack of feathers causes Pierre to lose warmth, making him afraid to swim in the zoo pool. And the other penguins start to shy away, giving Pierre the "cold" shoulder. Unfortunately, heaters and medications fail to correct the situation. But one rainy day, inspiration strikes a biologist named Pam. While walking her dog in the rain, Pam notes that her pet wears a raincoat. Could a "raincoat," or wet suit, help Pierre? A tiny neoprene wet suit is designed especially for Pierre. But will it work?

W is for Waves: An Ocean Alphabet

Marie Smith, Roland Smith (author), John Megahan (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627536448

From the mythological underwater city of Atlantis to the amount of water that covers Earth's surface, the oceanic world has challenged and intrigued man since recorded time. And it seems that as much as we do know already, there is so much more to learn. In W is for Waves: An Ocean Alphabet water enthusiasts and budding scientists are given an A to Z tour of the ocean's depths and the creatures that inhabit them. Did you know that jellyfish can range in size from one inch to 200 feet long? And what about the mysterious Scandinavian sea monster called the kraken? Was it a myth or did it really exist? Learn about thermohaline currents, dolphin intelligence, and the largest living structure in the world (Australia's Great Barrier Reef). In W is for Waves young readers can explore the mysteries of the deep without getting their feet wet.Marie and Roland Smith grew up in Oregon and live on a small farm south of Portland. Roland is the author of many animal and adventure books for children. They also coauthored B is for Beaver: An Oregon Alphabet and Z is for Zookeeper: A Zoo Alphabet.

Great White Sharks

Elizabeth Thomas (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624314452

This book takes readers on a journey under the sea to discover the fascinating facts about great white sharks, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and more. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text, while additional search tools--including a glossary and an index--help students locate and review important information.

Cuttlefish

Samantha Bell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631881046

The ocean is home to a variety of fascinating animals. Strange Sea Creatures: Cuttlefish dives in and gives readers a chance to explore this interesting invertebrates. This captivating book provides fascinating facts about cuttlefish, including their ability to change colors, habitats, food sources, life cycles, and more. Strange Sea Creatures: Cuttlefish provides an interactive approach to teaching life science. The book introduces basic concepts and ideas while also providing activities and exercises that engage students in processes and skills that are essential to scientific learning and discovery.

Moray Eel

Dominique A. Didier (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631881060

The ocean is home to a variety of fascinating animals. Strange Sea Creatures: Moray Eel dives in and gives readers a chance to explore this snake-like fish. This captivating book provides fascinating facts about moray eels, including their scary looks, homes in the reef, food sources, life cycles, and more. Strange Sea Creatures: Moray Eel provides an interactive approach to teaching life science. The book introduces basic concepts and ideas while also providing activities and exercises that engage students in processes and skills that are essential to scientific learning and discovery.

Salmon Migration

M. J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731795

Explains how salmon live and grow; discusses their migration, its purpose, and its route; and lists threats salmon may face on their migration.

Humpback Whale Migration

L. E. Carmichael (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731764

Explains how humpback whales live and grow; discusses their migration, its purpose, and its route; and lists threats humpback whales may face on their migration.

Green Sea Turtle Migration

Rebecca Hirsch (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731757

Explains how green sea turtles live and grow; discusses their migration, its purpose, and its route; and lists threats green sea turtles may face on their migration.

Oceanography

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992942

Oceanography is the study of the ocean's composition, movements, and organisms. Reading Essentials in Science.

Oceans

Jane Hurwitz (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992959

This book is an introduction to biomes and ecosystems and provides background for the in-depth discussion of the ocean biome. Reading Essentials in Science.

Mollusks

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992805

Snails, oysters, scallops, and octopuses are among the typically shelled, soft-bodied invertebrates knows as mollusks. Reading Essentials in Science.

Fish

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992294

This book describes the physical characteristics common to all fish and highlights the differences among various species. Reading Essentials in Science.

At Home in the Ocean

M.J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991877

This book introduces the various types of environments in an ocean and along an ocean's shore, including rocky cliffs where hardy plants grow and the underwater communities of the coral reefs. Reading Essentials in Science.

The World's Biggest Fish

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624962943

In The World's Biggest Fish, early fluent readers learn about fish as they explore the lives of two of its largest members, the ocean sunfish and the whale shark. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they learn about the physical features and behaviors of these supersized animals. An infographic compares the animals' size with that of familiar items, and an activity offers kids the opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the world's biggest fish using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. The World's Biggest Fish also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

The Saltwater Crocodile

Colleen Sexton (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612115597

Saltwater crocodiles wait in the water, silently and motionless, for their prey to come near. Then they strike, using their powerful jaws to grab and rip apart prey! This title will teach children that danger lurks in the waters where this apex predator is found.

The Box Jellyfish

Colleen Sexton (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612115542

The box jellyfish, also called the sea wasp, is full of toxin. Each of its tentacles has 5,000 sting cells with enough poison to kill 60 people! In this book, young readers will discover what makes the box jellyfish a terror of the seas.

The Great White Shark

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612115559

A great white shark's mouth contains 3,000 razor-sharp teeth. The smell of blood is enough to make this animal open its jaws wide and bite into anything that moves! This book teaches children why many people fear the deadly great white shark.

Astro: The Steller Sea Lion

Jeanne Walker Harvey (author), Shennen Bersani (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181019

Astro is a stellar Steller sea lion! Only a few days old when found orphaned, he is cared for and raised at The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, California. When big enough to be released to the wild where he needs to be, he has other plans! Just like a lost dog finding his way home, Astro keeps swimming back towards the Center, crossing miles of open ocean water to do so. After several attempts, people realize that Astro is too accustomed to humans and will just keep coming back. Based on real events, readers follow Astro through some of his travels that have now taken him across the U.S. to his current home at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut.

Las tortugas en mi cajón de arena

Jennifer Keats Curtis (author), Emanuel Schongut (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781934359488

¿Qué harías tu si encontraras unos huevos en tu cajón de arena? ¡Unete a Margarita cuando le pasa esto mismo! Ella decide convertirse en una niñera de tortugas para ayudar a los bebes terrapin diamantes. Ella los observa salir de sus huevos y luego los cría hasta que ellos se pueden defender por si mismos. Con la ayuda de los expertos, ella los deja ir en la bahía de donde pertenecen.

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.