Sea Turtles: Amazing Giants of the Sea

Sea Turtles: Amazing Giants of the Sea

by K. S. Tankersley

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Overview

Children will love this delightful and informative book about the seven types of sea turtles found in the tropical and sub-tropical oceans all around the world. Read about the sea turtle's habitat as well as the characteristics that make each species unique and well-adapted to his habitat. Learn interesting facts about the sea turtle including his size and weight, body styles and colors. Learn what makes turtles well adapted to live in ocean water. Discover how baby sea turtles get their start in life. Understand why many of the tiny hatchlings do not make it to adulthood. Learn why sea turtles are on the endangered species list. Find out what you can do to help save this wonderful creature for generations to come. This book is a great read-aloud for kids and parents to enjoy together. Older children from 4th grade and up can read this book on their own. The information can help students write reports for school on this wonderful sea mammal. Includes a dozen full color images of these amazing creatures for you admire as you read.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149585687
Publisher: Little John Publisher
Publication date: 05/25/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 38
File size: 494 KB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Karen is a long-time educator with experience as a reading specialist. She spent many years as an administrator in schools and districts recognized nationally for their outstanding achievement and high academic performance. She also served as a professor of Educational Leadership at Arizona State University. She has consulted with districts all across the United States and abroad on reading, effective leadership and data-driven decision making. Karen loves to travel, read and spend time with her 2 Yorkshire terriers. She has been working on several children's non-fiction books and will be undertaking a new book on literacy in the Common Core era in the near future.

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