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Books with title Manatees

  • Saving Manatees

    Stephen R. Swinburne

    Paperback (Boyds Mills Press, Dec. 1, 2009)
    What has the whiskers of a walrus, the eyes of a mole, the wrinkles of an elephant, the tail of a beaver, and the gentle nature of a sloth? A slow-moving, water-loving, plant-eating, gentle giant called a manatee. The manatee has been swimming the oceans for ages. But today this ancient animal faces an uncertain future. In this Society of School Librarians International Honor Book, Stephen Swinburne takes young readers into the underwater world of manatees as he assists marine biologists who monitor the health of manatees in Homosassa Springs, Florida, and snorkels in the Crystal River with a dozen fourth-graders to observe manatees in the wild.
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  • Manatee

    Kathy Darling, Tara Darling

    Hardcover (HarperCollins, April 9, 1991)
    "The plight of the gentle giant manatee is clearly presented in a photo-essay...In a straightforward narrative the author speaks directly to the reader as she describes the mammals and her two-year experience `on location' with the manatees who live in the Crystal River of Florida....A good, solid piece of interesting and informative nonfiction that will be welcomed for its quality as well as for its subjet."--Horn Book.
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  • Manatee

    Anders Hanson

    Library Binding (Sandcastle, Jan. 1, 2014)
    Dive into this colorful title featuring one of the biggest animals on earth! This title gives kids a chance to learn all about Manatees, like where they live, how big they are next to a human, their body characteristics, family life and more. Kids will love the engaging color photographs, simple text, and fun facts about these larger than life beings. A quick quiz is provided for additional reading and learning fun! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
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  • Manatee

    Alvin Silverstein, Laura Silverstein Nunn, Virginia Silverstein

    Paperback (Millbrook Press, July 1, 1996)
    Examines the life of the gentle, endangered sea creature, whose appearance has inspired sailors' tales of mermaids and water nymphs over the centuries, and discusses related species
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  • Saving Manatees

    Stephen R. Swinburne

    Hardcover (Boyds Mills Press, Oct. 1, 2006)
    What has the whiskers of a walrus, the eyes of a mole, the wrinkles of an elephant, the tail of a beaver, and the gentle nature of a sloth? A slow-moving, water-loving, plant-eating, gentle giant called a manatee. The manatee has been swimming the oceans for ages. But today this ancient animal faces an uncertain future. In this Society of School Librarians International Honor Book, Stephen Swinburne takes young readers into the underwater world of manatees as he assists marine biologists who monitor the health of manatees in Homosassa Springs, Florida, and snorkels in the Crystal River with a dozen fourth-graders to observe manatees in the wild.
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  • Manatíes/Manatees

    Jody S. Rake

    Library Binding (Capstone Press, Sept. 1, 2008)
    Fasten your flippers, we're diving into an underwater adventure! Dazzling color photographs and simple text reveal the amazing world of creatures living under the sea.
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  • Gentle Manatees

    Kathleen Martin-James

    Paperback (First Avenue Editions ™, Jan. 1, 2005)
    An adult manatee is twice as long as your bathtub and weighs as much as a grand piano. These roly-poly mammals live in warm, shallow water all over the world. These curious, gentle creatures have become endangered. Learn all about manatees in this informative book.
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  • Manatees/Manaties

    Valerie J Weber

    Paperback (Weekly Reader Early Learning Library, March 15, 1819)
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  • Manatee

    David C. Philipps

    Paperback (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, March 23, 2008)
    It is a fantasy adventure novel especially for young readers. The setting is a small island off the coast of Venezuela. It's a story of a baby boy, attached to a rubber raft on a yacht sailing from the island of Trinidad who gets washed overboard in a storm and found by a nefarious scientist, the inventor of an artificial gill. He uses the baby as a guinea pig and successfully implants gills under his arms. When a tidal wave washes over the island, where the scientist and his assistant have their laboratory, they are drowned and the baby is washed out to sea. A female dolphin, that has just lost her newborn calf, finds the baby and adopts him as her own and names him Manatee. She raises him to be part of the dolphin group and teaches him to be like a dolphin. He learns to swim like them, develops amazing strength, and learns their language. He is twelve years old when he discovers his human origin which opens up a whole new world of adventure for Manatee.
  • Gentle Manatees

    Kathleen Martin-James

    Library Binding (Lerner Pub Group, Jan. 1, 2005)
    Discusses manatees, including where they live, what they eat, and how they use their flippers.
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  • Manatees / Los Manaties

    Sam Drumlin, Eduardo Alaman

    Library Binding (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 15, 2013)
    Introduces manatees, including their habitat, appearance, behavior, and families.
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  • Manatee

    Alvin Silverstein;Laura Silverstein Nunn;Virginia Silverstein

    Paperback (Millbrook Press, March 15, 1863)
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