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Amazing Whales!

By Sarah L. Thomson

How big are whales? How do whales breathe in the ocean? Do they live alone or in groups? Why are so many whales in danger? Read and find out in this Level Two I Can Read that is perfect for beginning readers and animal lovers who can read on their own but still need a little help.

Filled with breathtaking, full-color photographs of whales in their natural environment from the Wildlife Conservation Society, this book will fascinate kids with incredible facts about how whales eat, hunt, and even communicate. School Library Journal praises Amazing Whales! for presenting "raw data in a way that will be meaningful to kids" and Booklist says it "evokes a conversation with a knowledgeable, friendly expert."

Supports the Common Core Learning Standards.

  • Grade level: 2
  • Interest Level: K-3
  • Guided Reading Level: L
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • Format: Paperback
  • On Sale: 11/30/-0001
  • ISBN: 9780060544676
  • ISBN 10: 0060544678
  • ISBN 13: 9780060544676
  • Pages: 32
  • Trim Size: 6.00 x 9.00 in
  • Subcategory:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Readers / Beginner
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Animals / Marine Life
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Science & Nature / General

School Library Journal“Superior text . . . Spectacular color photographs . . . A springboard for rich classroom discussion.”

ALA Booklist“Packed with information . . . a great addition to the easy reading section, where nonfiction titles are sometimes scare.”

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COMMON CORE STRANDS

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.1,2,4,6,8,9,10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.2,5,6,7,8
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