W is for waves : an ocean alphabet
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Published:
Chelsea, Mich. : Sleeping Bear Press, c2008.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
1 v. (unapged) : col. ill. ; 26 x 29 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 6.1 - AR Pts: 1
Status:
Lawrence Carter Elementary - Kids Non-Fiction
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From the mythological underwater city of Atlantis to the amount of water that covers Earth's surface, the oceanic world has challenged and intrigued man since recorded time. And it seems that as much as we do know already, there is so much more to learn. In W is for Waves: An Ocean Alphabet water enthusiasts and budding scientists are given an A to Z tour of the ocean's depths and the creatures that inhabit them.Did you know that jellyfish can range in size from one inch to 200 feet long? And what about the mysterious Scandinavian sea monster called the kraken? Was it a myth or did it really exist?Learn about thermohaline currents, dolphin intelligence, and the largest living structure in the world (Australia's Great Barrier Reef). In W is for Waves young readers can explore the mysteries of the deep without getting their feet wet.Marie and Roland Smith grew up in Oregon and live on a small farm south ofPortland. Roland is the author of many animal and adventure books for children.They also coauthored B is for Beaver: An Oregon Alphabet and Z is for Zookeeper:A Zoo Alphabet.John Megahan is a Senior Biological Illustrator at the University of Michigan'sMuseum of Zoology. He has also done freelance work for Weyerhauser, St. Martin'sPress, MIT Press, The American Fisheries Society, Arizona Highways magazine,Oregon State University, and others. John lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781585362547, 1585362549
Reading Level:
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"An A to Z introduction to our world's oceans and ocean life. Topics include Atlantis, kelp forests, the Great Barrier Reef, mollusks, Queen Isabella, and many more"--Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Smith, M., Smith, R., & Megahan, J. (2008). W is for waves: an ocean alphabet. Chelsea, Mich.: Sleeping Bear Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Smith, Marie, 1951-, Roland Smith and John. Megahan. 2008. W Is for Waves: An Ocean Alphabet. Chelsea, Mich.: Sleeping Bear Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Smith, Marie, 1951-, Roland Smith and John. Megahan, W Is for Waves: An Ocean Alphabet. Chelsea, Mich.: Sleeping Bear Press, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Smith, Marie, Roland Smith, and John Megahan. W Is for Waves: An Ocean Alphabet. Chelsea, Mich.: Sleeping Bear Press, 2008. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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