Bibliographic Information: Rizzo, J., & Earle, S. A. (2010). Oceans, dolphins, sharks, penguins, and more!. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Children’s Books.

Brief Annotation: This book explores many different sea creatures and organisms that live in the vast oceans and seas that make up a majority of our earth.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: 3

 Readers who will like this: Readers who enjoy reading about animals and things in the real world will enjoy this book, there are many pictures and interesting facts.

Rating/Response: 5, this book is phenomenal – it provides short but informative descriptions and draws the reader and encourages them to continue and read more.

One Question you would ask before a read aloud: Who can name 5 animals/organisms that can be found in the ocean?

Reading Strategy: Science

Rationale for strategy: This book is a great source of fiction for students because it presents facts in an exciting and eye-catching way.

Posted by: Katie de St. Aubin


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