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A Sea Turtle’s Life

From the Series Animal Diaries: Life Cycles

One summer night, a young child witnesses a huge green sea turtle laying her eggs on a Florida beach. As he watches, he decides to record what happens in a diary. Readers will follow along as the narrator observes baby turtles hatching from the eggs, climbing out of their sandy nest, and then making a treacherous run to the ocean. As the tiny hatchlings begin their lives at sea, the young diarist researches how turtles grow, the dangers they face, and how female turtles eventually return to the beach where they hatched to lay their own eggs. Colorful photos and clear, age-appropriate text will engage young readers as they explore the life cycle, natural habitat, physical characteristics, diet, and behavior of these endangered animals. The diary format models scientific observation and critical thinking—and encourages children to keep notebooks recording their own investigations into the natural world.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-944997-41-0
$41.36 $28.95
978-1-944997-85-4
$31.99 $23.95
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Category Beginning Readers
Subject Animals
Copyright 2017
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Language English
Publication Date 2016-08-01
BISACS JNF003000
Dewey 597.92'8
Lexile 600
Guided Reading Level K
ATOS Reading Level 3.7
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 184535
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words and Index

Author: Ellen Lawrence