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Aquatic Animals & Habitats: Salt Water
A photographic sneak peak 
at the extraordinary duties of 
aquarists as they not only feed 
and care for animals, but help 
to conserve whole species. From the crocodile’s dentist, 
to the mongoose spa, some 
animals need a little help from 
their friends! Animal Partners 
takes a whimsical look at the 
symbiotic relationships of animals.  An orphaned sea lion is found and 
raised at The Marine Mammal 
Center in Sausalito, California. 
When released, he keeps swimming 
back to the Center, just like a lost 
dog finding his way home. This heartwarming photographic journal 
describes a critically ill sea turtle as she 
is nursed back to health at a Sea Turtle 
Hospital, and then, she is returned to 
her home in the sea! Discover how deep-sea animals 
survive in the dark ocean habitat 
and how they attract prey or 
repel predators. Enjoy a day in one of the most 
dynamic habitats on earth—the 
salt marsh. Fun-to-read, rhyming 
verse introduces readers to hourly 
changes in the marsh as the tide 
comes and goes. The true story of Honey Girl, 
the Hawaiian monk seal, will 
captivate readers as the 
endangered seal is rescued, 
rehabilitated, released, and 
becomes a mom once again.
The South Sea’s top predator 
is revealed in this fishy tale of 
who eats whom! Join Delfina the dolphin as she 
imagines that she becomes 
other sea animals: a fish, a sea 
turtle, a pelican, an octopus, a 
shark, and even a manatee! An adaptation of “This is the House 
that Jack Built, Follow along as Kali the orphaned 
polar bear is rescued and then 
cared for by his keepers at the 
Alaska Zoo and the Buffalo Zoo. Little Gray loved his lagoon and 
didn’t want to migrate north to a 
food-filled sea. What happens 
along the way and how does 
Little Gray save his mother’s life? Leena, her mom, and dog Bobie hop 
in the boat for a night of citizen science 
counting horseshoe crabs on the beach. 
Learn valuable facts as they survey these 
ancient animals. Nursery rhymes go nautical, 
from sea to shining sea, in 
this fanciful book of familiar 
children’s verse with a twist. 
Ideal for read-aloud, this book 
will bring laughter and joy…
and just maybe the smell of salt 
water in the air!
Hidden in forests of kelp, tucked under 
a shelf of coral, and floating in dark 
depths, the denizens of the underwater 
world wait for readers to discover them. Seasons change in the ocean much 
as they do on land. In fanciful form, 
children learn about plants and 
animals that are joined through the 
mix of seasons, food webs, and 
habitats beneath the waves.  Octavia just cannot get her colors 
right when she tries to shoot her 
purple ink cloud to protect herself! 
What will happen when a hungry 
shark shows up? What child hasn’t wondered what 
it would be like to be an animal? 
After a trip to an aquarium, Oliver 
decides he wants to be a sea otter. 
But being an otter isn’t easy for a 
human. What’s an otter, we mean 
a boy to do? Penelope Parker lives with penguins 
from all around the world! Do the 
antics prove too much for her to 
handle? Learn to count ten different 
penguin species while learning 
geography. Compare and contrast these 
polar animals through 
stunning photographs. A hurricane forms over ocean. 
Humans board up windows, 
gather food and supplies, and 
then wait for the storm to arrive. 
But what do wild animals do?
Marine scientist Ellen Prager 
introduces us to fascinating 
and bizarre animals that use 
slime to survive in the ocean. When Shark Baby’s egg case 
tears loose in a storm, he 
travels ocean habitats to learn 
what kind of shark he is.
Although sharks and dolphins may look 
similar they are actually very different 
types of animals. Author Kevin Kurtz 
guides readers through the differences 
and similarities through simple 
nonfiction text. A companion book to Mary Alice 
Monroe’s <em>Swimming Lessons</em>, 
this photo journal explains the nesting 
cycle of sea turtles and natural life 
along the southeastern coast. When a diamondback terrapin 
lays eggs in a girl’s sandbox, 
she becomes a “turtle-sitter. 
She learns about these animals 
and makes an important 
contribution to their survival. This soothing bedtime story explains 
in simple, poetic language how ten 
different marine mammals—animals 
that live in water but breathe air—
sleep in the ocean. When tiny turtle breaks free of his 
shell, he’s ready to set out for his 
new home. But when a wrong turn 
takes him off tack, how will he find 
where that home is?
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