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Sea Otters

A Survival Story

by Isabelle Groc, foreword by Judi Dench & David F. Mills
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: endangered, environmental science & ecosystems, environmental conservation & protection

Sea otters once ruled the Pacific Ocean, but the fur trade of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries brought this predator to near extinction. Today they’re slowly coming back from the brink, and scientists are learning more about their pivotal role as one of nature’s keystone species. This book looks at the history, biology, behavior and unce …

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Orcas of the Salish Sea

by Mark Leiren-Young
edition: eBook
also available: Audiobook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: marine life, environmental conservation & protection, endangered

Meet Onyx and the orcas of J pod, the world’s most famous whales. Illustrated with stunning photos, this picture book introduces young readers to the orcas humans first fell in love with. The members of J pod live in the Salish Sea, off the coast of Washington and British Columbia. Moby Doll was the first orca ever displayed in captivity, Granny …

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Big Whales, Small World

by Mark Leiren-Young
edition: eBook
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: marine life, endangered, water (oceans, lakes, etc.)

In Big Whales, Small World you will meet whales from around the world. This rhyming photographic board book visits the oceans of places like New Zealand, Russia and South America. Writer, filmmaker and orca activist Mark Leiren-Young introduces young readers to blue whales bigger than dinosaurs and tiny vaquitas who swim close to shores.

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Orcas of the Salish Sea Read-Along

by Mark Leiren-Young, read by Kelly Nakatsuka
edition: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: marine life, endangered, environmental conservation & protection

Meet Onyx and the orcas of J pod, the world’s most famous whales. Illustrated with stunning photos, this picture book introduces young readers to the orcas humans first fell in love with. The members of J pod live in the Salish Sea, off the coast of Washington and British Columbia. Moby Doll was the first orca ever displayed in captivity, Granny …

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Big Whales, Small World Read-Along

by Mark Leiren-Young, read by Kelly Nakatsuka
edition: eBook
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: marine life, water (oceans, lakes, etc.), endangered

In Big Whales, Small World you will meet whales from around the world. This rhyming photographic board book visits the oceans of places like New Zealand, Russia and South America. Writer, filmmaker and orca activist Mark Leiren-Young introduces young readers to blue whales bigger than dinosaurs and tiny vaquitas who swim close to shores.

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Bringing Back the Blue Iguana

by Ruth Daly
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9
  • Grade: 4
tagged: endangered, reptiles & amphibians, animal welfare

The Grand Cayman blue iguana is named after the small island in the Caribbean Sea on which it lives. The largest reptile on the island, it had few predators until people arrived. Habitat loss and invasive species quickly diminished the blue iguana population to fewer than 25 by 2005. This captivating book traces the iguana’s remarkable journey ba …

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Bringing Back the California Condor

by Rachel Stuckey
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9
  • Grade: 4
tagged: endangered, animal welfare, birds

The California Condor is one of North America’s largest birds. These mighty scavengers were nearly wiped out by habitat loss, poaching, and lead poisoning. In 1982, only 22 California Condors remained in the wild! In this engaging book, readers will learn about the captive breeding programs, public education, and other conservation efforts that h …

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