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The Strangest Thing in the Sea: And Other Curious Creatures of the Deep

Children can dive into the deepest depths of the sea where they’ll meet 12 strange and little-known sea animals, in this question-and-answer approach that encourages scientific inquiry. Illustrations. Recommended for ages 7-10.

   
The Strangest Thing in the Sea: And Other Curious Creatures of the Deep

Rachel Poliquin
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 591.77 Pol)

Children can dive into the deepest depths of the sea where they’ll meet 12 strange and little-known sea animals, in this question-and-answer approach that encourages scientific inquiry. Illustrations. Recommended for ages 7-10.


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Down, Down, Down: A Journey to the Bottom of the Sea

Going down deep into the depths of the sea, this illustrated picture book provides a look at some of the unique inhabitants who call the ocean home, including a large sperm whale, a jellyfish that lights up in the dark, and super long squids. Recommended for ages 9-12.

   
Down, Down, Down: A Journey to the Bottom of the Sea

Steve Jenkins
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 591.77 Jen)

Going down deep into the depths of the sea, this illustrated picture book provides a look at some of the unique inhabitants who call the ocean home, including a large sperm whale, a jellyfish that lights up in the dark, and super long squids. Recommended for ages 9-12.


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Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea

A happy-go-lucky, waffle-loving narwhal and a cynical, no-nonsense jellyfish forge an unlikely friendship and share adventures while exploring the ocean together in a first entry of a lighthearted graphic novel series. Recommended for ages 6-9.

   
Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea

Ben Clanton
(Juvenile Graphic Novels - J-GN Narwhal And Jelly v. 1)
Series: Narwhal and Jelly, Book 1

A happy-go-lucky, waffle-loving narwhal and a cynical, no-nonsense jellyfish forge an unlikely friendship and share adventures while exploring the ocean together in a first entry of a lighthearted graphic novel series. Recommended for ages 6-9.


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Everything Awesome About Sharks and Other Underwater Creatures!

Uncover a wealth of weird, wacky, and wild facts about sharks and underwater creatures, told in Mike Lowery's signature, acclaimed comic style with bright and energetic artwork, fresh framing devices, and hilarious jokes. Recommended for ages 8-12.

   
Everything Awesome About Sharks and Other Underwater Creatures!

Mike Lowery
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 591.77 Low)

Uncover a wealth of weird, wacky, and wild facts about sharks and underwater creatures, told in Mike Lowery's signature, acclaimed comic style with bright and energetic artwork, fresh framing devices, and hilarious jokes. Recommended for ages 8-12.


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The Ultimate Book of Sharks

Featuring vibrant National Geographic photography, an in-depth guide to the planet's shark species draws on the latest scientific findings and stories of real-life encounters to detail how they live, how they eat, the challenges they face and whether or not certain varieties pose a danger to humans. Recommended for ages 9-12.

   
The Ultimate Book of Sharks

Brian Skerry
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 597.3 Ske)

Featuring vibrant National Geographic photography, an in-depth guide to the planet's shark species draws on the latest scientific findings and stories of real-life encounters to detail how they live, how they eat, the challenges they face and whether or not certain varieties pose a danger to humans. Recommended for ages 9-12.


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Follow the Moon Home

Presents a story about a girl's attempts to help save loggerhead sea turtle babies from man-made light. Recommended for ages 5-8.

   
Follow the Moon Home

Philippe Cousteau, Deborah Hopkinson
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 597.928 Cou)

Presents a story about a girl's attempts to help save loggerhead sea turtle babies from man-made light. Recommended for ages 5-8.


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The Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding the World's Coral Reefs: The Story of Ken Nedimyer and the Coral Restoration Foundation

Looks at the life of the coral restoration pioneer Ken Nedimyer, from his early fascination with the ocean to his ongoing efforts to save and rebuild the world's coral reefs. Recommended for ages 5-9.

   
The Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding the World's Coral Reefs: The Story of Ken Nedimyer and the Coral Restoration Foundation

Kate Messner
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 551.424 Mes)

Looks at the life of the coral restoration pioneer Ken Nedimyer, from his early fascination with the ocean to his ongoing efforts to save and rebuild the world's coral reefs. Recommended for ages 5-9.


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The Big Book of the Blue

Alongside everything the young oceanographer needs to know, Zommer's charming illustrations bring to life some of the slipperiest, scaliest, strangest, and most monstrous underwater animals. Recommended for ages 4 and up.

   
The Big Book of the Blue

Yuval Zommer
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 591.77 Zom)

Alongside everything the young oceanographer needs to know, Zommer's charming illustrations bring to life some of the slipperiest, scaliest, strangest, and most monstrous underwater animals. Recommended for ages 4 and up.


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Weird but True! Ocean: 300 Fin-tastic Facts from the Deep Blue Sea

Perfect for ocean enthusiasts and trivia-loving landlubbers alike, this fascinating book dives deep into the ocean’s depths, introducing readers to weird wildlife, shocking shipwrecks and much more. Recommended for ages 8-13.

   
Weird but True! Ocean: 300 Fin-tastic Facts from the Deep Blue Sea

Julie Beer
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 551.46 Bee)
Series: Weird but True (National Geographic Kids)

Perfect for ocean enthusiasts and trivia-loving landlubbers alike, this fascinating book dives deep into the ocean’s depths, introducing readers to weird wildlife, shocking shipwrecks and much more. Recommended for ages 8-13.


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Atlas of Ocean Adventures

Explores the oceans, from the animals found in there, including octopus, great white sharks, and penguins to the different habitats. Beautiful illustrations by Lucy Letherland. Recommended for ages 6-12.

   
Atlas of Ocean Adventures

Emily Hawkins
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 591.77 Haw)

Explores the oceans, from the animals found in there, including octopus, great white sharks, and penguins to the different habitats. Beautiful illustrations by Lucy Letherland. Recommended for ages 6-12.


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