Sea Turtles

Sea Turtles

by Mara Grunbaum

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Overview

Did you know that some sea turtles migrate up to 7,000 miles (11,265 kilometers) a year? Most species come ashore only to make nests and lay eggs-in the very same spots where they were born. Read this book to learn more about these amazing reptiles that, sadly, are at risk of disappearing from our planet.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531245101
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2018
Series: Nature's Children Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 1,177,551
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

Fact File 4

Chapter 1 Remarkable Reptiles 6

Similar, Yet Different 9

Swimming Shape 10

Chapter 2 Made for the Water 12

Hungry Hunters 15

Armored Up 16

Deep Breaths 19

Navigation All-Stars 20

Chapter 3 The Life of a Sea Turtle 22

Nesting Time 25

Breakout! 26

Race to the Ocean 29

Reef Rescuers 30

Chapter 4 Ancient Creatures 32

A Tough Family 35

Chapter 5 Critical Conditions 36

Trouble at the Beach 39

A Helping Hand 40

Sea Turtle Family Tree 42

Words to Know 44

Find Out More 46

Facts for Now 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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Sea Turtles 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
McMarshall More than 1 year ago
Given my love animals and nature, I was excited to dive into this book. I was not disappointed. Part of a series of nonfiction books which explore animals that "are at risk and disappearing from our planet," it contains a wealth of information on sea turtles and their habitat. As well as the human and environmental dangers they face. The stunning photographs, along with the easily accessible text and underlying humor, made it fun and interesting to read. It would make a great addition to any nature or conservation curriculum , as well as any library. Currently, there are eight books in this series, written for ages 8-12 (grades 3-5).