The Yucky Duck Rescue
A Mystery about Pollution
From the Series Summer Camp Science Mysteries
There’s something fishy going on in the lake at Camp Dakota . . . and it sure isn’t the fish! The campers have discovered some smelly, green gunk in the water. Yuck! The creek seems to be source of the pollution, but how can they stop it? And why is a trash-covered duck leading them on a wild goose chase? Look in the back of the book for experiments and more to help you become a science detective too!
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Genre||Fiction, Graphic Novels|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Graphic Universe ™, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Reading Counts! Level||3.5|
|Text Type||Informational Fiction|
|BISACS||JUV036000, JUV029010, JUV008000|
|Dimensions||6 x 8.5|
|Guided Reading Level||S|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.2|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||156545|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Activities, Author/Illustrator biography, Experiments, Glossary, Original artwork, Reviewed, Sidebars, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
“Specific scientific principles are explained in succinct, easy to understand language at the end of each episode….These will have particular interest to libraries looking to supplement their STEM collections with well-done graphic novels.” —BayViews
Author: Lynda Beauregard
Lynda Beauregard wrote her first story when she was seven years old, and hasn't stopped writing since. She also likes to teach kids how to swim, design websites, direct racecars out onto the track, and throw super balls for her cat, Becca. She lives near Detroit with her two lovely daughters, who are doing their best to turn her hair grey.
Illustrator: German Torres
German Torres was born in Vallirana, Barcelona, where he continues to live. He studied comic art at escola de comic Joso in Barcelona. Once he finished his studies, he joined the "infinitoons" agency handled by Eduardo Alpuente. He has worked as an artist and colorist for companies such as Marvel, IDW, Tor Books, and Devils Due.
Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!
Summer Camp Science Mysteries
Camp Dakota sure is full of mysteries. A group of friends at summer camp use science concepts to solve a mystery in each of these full-color graphic novels. The stories illustrate problem-solving thought processes and integrate third- through fifth-grade science concepts, while sidebar… View available downloads →