School Library Journal - School Library JournalGr 5-8-- An account of Reed's 15 years spent working with the captive dolphins at Marine World/Africa USA in California. As he works in the tanks scraping algae, he becomes acquainted with the dolphins and gets to know their individual personalities. Detailed descriptions of their physical characteristics make it easy to visualize their appearances, and the pencil drawings make lively additions. Anyone who has ever watched dolphins swim and play will envy Reed's rides around the tank on the back of one of the dolphins, but not the attacks he suffers from the aggressive males. The writing is not outstanding, and otherwise interesting descriptions of human/dolphin interaction and dolphin behavior are marred by fictionalized thoughts and words attributed to the dolphins. --Frances E. Millhouser, Prince William Library System, Va.
- Scholastic, Inc.
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- Age Range:
- 8 - 12 Years
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The Dolphins and Me based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
This has always been my favorite book ever!! A touchy story that keeps you at the edge of your seat. Are you ready to dive in and read it???
Ever since I read this book it has became my favorite book.It's about how Don C. Reed (the author) worked at Marine World in California with dolphins.It tells about what it is like to dive with dolphins and the experiences he had.I learned alot from this book and I recomend you should read it.This book inspired me to become a marine biolegest when I get older and study dolphins.This book is really good!!!