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Oceans: Books


Over in the Ocean: In a Coral Reef

ISBN: 0439760208
Ages: 3 and up

This creative poetry book is all about ocean life in a coral reef. Fun poem based on "Over in the Meadow" – with rhymes for vocabulary and phonetic awareness activities. Great pictures with a texture effect are intriguing and enjoyable to many ages.


DK Eyewitness Books: Ocean

ISBN: 1465420541
Ages: 8-12

Eyewitness books are such a gem to science lovers. Pictures, illustrations, charts, maps, and science text are just a few of the best parts of this book. Children of all ages will love this – those who can read and those who are still read to. Even adults enjoy wandering through these books. Everything ocean, from historical to modern day, ocean life and waves and so much more.


Basher Science: Oceans: Making Waves!

ISBN: 0753468220
Ages: 8 -14

This is a unique chaptered science book that approaches the science of oceans in first person. The sea, the trench, the wave – they all tell their own story. Cute cartoon images and detailed science instruction meets the needs of many ages of students.

The Next Wave: The Quest to Harness the Power of the Oceans (Scientists in the Field Series)

ISBN: 0544099990
Ages: 10 -14

How can scientists use the waves of the ocean to create energy for our cities? This book will explore this science through photographs and explanation as to the how and why of creating energy from the ocean.

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National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of the Ocean (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books)

ISBN: 1426313683
Ages: 4-8

Go on a tour of the ocean with National Geographic. This book is divided into chapters by ocean and shares the life found in each of them. Photographs of mammals, crustaceans, fish, and other life found in the oceans of the world make this book a feast for the eyes.


The Magic School Bus on the Ocean Floor

ISBN: 0590414313
Ages: 4-8

Everybody loves going on an adventure with Mrs. Frizzle and the Magic School bus. In this book, they visit the ocean floor. Find out about the plants and animals and many more details of the ocean with the class.


The Ocean Book (Wonders of Creation)

ISBN: 0890514011
Ages: 10 and up

This book covers everything ocean from history, to geology, to chemistry, to life, to currents and tides. Beautiful illustrations and photographs will keep you exploring for hours. Very detailed text will appeal to readers of all ages. Kids may have to compete with adults for the chance to use this book!!

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