Carolina's story: sea turtles get sick too!

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This heartwarming photographic journal describes a critically ill sea turtle as she is nursed back to health at a Sea Turtle Hospital. Readers will empathize with Carolina as she undergoes many of the same medical treatments sick or injured children face and then celebrate the happy day when she returns to her home in the sea. The "For Creative Minds" section includes fun facts, information on conservation issues and a make-your-own sea turtle craft. Both Ms. Rathmell and Mrs. Bergwerf donate a portion of their royalties to the Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Program at the South Carolina Aquarium. Encourages children undergoing medical treatment.This work of narrative nonfiction includes a 3-page For Creative Mindssection in the back of the book and a 43-page cross-curricular Teaching Activity Guideonline. Carolina's Story is vetted by experts and designed to encourage parental engagement. Its extensive back matter helps teachers with time-saving lesson ideas, provides extensions for science, math, and social studies units, and uses inquiry-based learning to help build critical thinking skills in young readers. The Spanish translation supports ELL and dual-language programs. The enhanced ebook reads aloud in both English and Spanish with word highlighting and audio speed control to promote oral language skills, fluency, pronunciation, text engagement, and reading comprehension.
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full_title carolina s story sea turtles get sick too
author rathmell donna
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author Rathmell, Donna.
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display_description The photo journal of "Carolina," a critically ill loggerhead sea turtle, as she is cared for and nursed back to health at the Sea Turtle Hospital. Just like hospitalized children, Carolina goes through a variety of emotions and procedures during her care, recovery process, and her eventual release back to her home- the ocean.
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subject_facet Sea turtles, Turtles
title_display Carolina's story : sea turtles get sick too!
title_full Carolina's story : sea turtles get sick too! / by Donna Rathmell ; photography by Barbara J. Bergwerf
title_short Carolina's story :
title_sub sea turtles get sick too!
topic_facet Sea turtles, Turtles