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What has the whiskers of a walrus, the eyes of a mole, the wrinkles of an elephant, the tail of a beaver, and the gentle nature of a sloth? A slow-moving, water-loving, plant-eating, gentle giant called a manatee. The manatee has been swimming the oceans for ages. But today this ancient animal faces an uncertain future. In this Society of School Librarians International Honor Book, Stephen Swinburne takes young readers into the underwater world of manatees as he assists marine biologists who monitor the health of manatees in Homosassa Springs, Florida, and snorkels in the Crystal River with a dozen fourth-graders to observe manatees in the wild.

About the Author

Stephen R. Swinburne is the author of many books for young readers, many of them about wildlife and nature. A former National Park Ranger, he lives in South Londonderry, Vermont.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781590787854
Author:
Swinburne, Stephen R
Publisher:
Boyds Mills Press
Photographer:
Swinburne, Stephen R.
Author:
Swinburne, Stephen R.
Subject:
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Endangered
Subject:
Florida
Subject:
Manatees
Subject:
Animals - Marine Life
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Animals/Pets
Subject:
Animals - Mammals
Subject:
Animals - Endangered
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Animals
Subject:
Endangered species
Subject:
Ocean
Subject:
Marine Life
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20091201
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
4-6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
9 x 11 in 7 oz
Age Level:
04-08

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