Oceansby Seymour Simon
There are over 100 billion gallons of water for each person on earth, nearly all of it churning in waves and currents driven by the sun's energy. Our ocean world is enormous, and its power affects our climate and reshapes the land. From the moon's mysterious power over the tides to deadly waves called tsunami, explore Earth's oceans in this book awash with photographs and fascinating facts.
Meet the Author
Seymour Simon has been called “the dean of the [children’s science book] field” by the New York Times. He has written more than 300 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children’s science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Columbia County in Upstate New York. You can visit him online at www.seymoursimon.com, where students can post on the “Seymour Science Blog” and educators can download a free four-page teacher guide to accompany this book, putting it in context with Common Core objectives. Join the growing legion of @seymoursimon fans on Twitter!
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