Multocolib School Corps Picks Oceans and Ocean Life Grades K-2
Annotation:Explains how all life on the Earth depends, directly or indirectly, on light from the sun, and describes how all ocean life, from the tiniest plankton to great whales, including the creatures in the darkest depths, form a web that uses sunshine.
Annotation:A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of sharks, the feared fishes of the sea. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why sharks have a bump on their heads.
Annotation:Discover the secrets of the endangered sea horse - one of nature's most mysterious fish - through Chris Butterworth's clear, engaging text and the intricate engravings of award-winning illustrator John Lawrence.
Annotation:An A to Z introduction to our world's oceans and ocean life. Topics include Atlantis, kelp forests, the Great Barrier Reef, mollusks, Queen Isabella, and many more.
Annotation:With a simple, rhyming text and brightly colored, richly textured illustrations, author-illustrator Susan Stockdale introduces young readers to different kinds of fish and the underwater world they call home.
Annotation:Teaches children and their parents about a variety of marine animals living in the ocean, including sea lions, dolphins, octopus, whale sharks, and blue-footed booby birds.
Annotation:As his affectionate parents nourish and protect him, a plucky young puffin impatiently waits--but not without some reservations--for the day when he is "strong enough and tall enough and brave enough" to leave his nest on the rocky cliff-face and waddle off to the sea.
Annotation:In rhyming text, the Cat in the Hat introduces Sally and Dick to the various inhabitants of the ocean, including herring, mackerel, jellyfish, sharks, manatees, and whales.
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A collection of fiction and non-fiction materials about Oceans and Ocean Life for students in grades K through 2. The library has already-prepared Buckets of Books on this topic that you can check out. The Buckets contain books similar to those on the list (though not every title is exactly the same) plus a teacher's guide. To see the list of Buckets, go to: http://web.multcolib.org/educators/school-corps/bucket-books .