Tuesday, July 12, 2016

THE GREAT WHITE SHARK SCIENTIST by Sy Montgomery.  Photographs by Keith Ellenbogen.  New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing, 2016. 70p.  ISBN 978-0544-352988 hc. $18.99   Gr. 3-6   JNF
The animal scientist series continues with a study of the great white shark, led by Greg Skomal, a shark biologist from Massachusetts.  The study, written like a journal, is supplemented with color photos of sharks in their ocean environment, the science boat, the tagging process, and some of the animals on the food chain.  Easy to read and packed with shark information, this book includes a bibliography and web resources for further research, along with a complete index.  Visit the new Scientists in the Field website at www.sciencemeets adventure.com for more info on spiders, cheetahs, seahorses, whales, snakes, and elephants, to name just a few.
Lynette Suckow, Superiorland Preview Center, Marquette, MI

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