A few of our most AWESOME Summer Reading theme books...
These are in our Juvenile Nonfiction section:
"This book covers the subject of sharks, featuring information about the latest info on prehistoric sharks, studying sharks in the wild, and surprising discoveries about shark behavior. It includes fun facts, games, hands-on activities, shark jokes, and stories from shark experts"--Provided by publisher.
Looks at the work of renowned octopus scientist Jennifer Mather and a team of researchers on the island of Moorea, where they work to learn more about octopuses and their behavior.
Plastic garbage knows no borders. Dumped into the sea, it floats on ocean currents and is distributed around the globe, threatening the livelihoods of sea birds and animals who both eat and are trapped by plastic waste. Told from the perspective of a Northern Fulmar, a sea bird who makes its home in the northeast Atlantic and across the northern hemisphere
Explore the hidden depths of the ocean with this stunning visual encyclopedia for kids. Ocean: A Children's Encyclopedia reveals the secrets of the seas through stunning images and beautiful photography to engage and educate kids.
The sea-with its unknowable depths, its far-reaching horizons, and its sparkling surface-holds some in fascination, others in fear. But one thing can't be denied by either beholder of the water: it is home to an array of species we can't even begin to know the extent of. But as for the underwater creatures of the past, who have been extinct for millions of years, we can make an attempt at learning all of them.
What happens in the ocean after dark? Use the magic flashlights on every page to reveal the hidden creatures in the ocean's depths! Each spread appears to be dark, but point the flashlight and watch brilliant aquatic life illustrations magically illuminate.
From the meteorologists tracking the storm, to the ordinary people who displayed extraordinary bravery... from the inequitable effects of the disaster, to the science of hurricanes and weather: Acclaimed Sibert Honor author Deborah Hopkinson brings voices from history to life in this fast-paced, wide-ranging narrative of the deadliest hurricane in American history.
Archaeological finds add to our understanding of the world. This book showcases six discoveries made that changed the way we view history through recent advances in science.
Super Shark Encyclopedia uncovers the secrets of the oceans by exploring a remarkable array of 80 sharks and other sea creatures