The Great Shark Rescue
Saving the Whale Sharks
From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries
Top-selling science author Sandra Markle presents the story of whale sharks—the largest fish on the planet. Facing threats from commercial fishing as well as climate change, they were categorized as endangered in 2016. Find out how scientists are working to study and protect these gentle giants of the ocean.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Subject||Animals, Science, STEM, STEM: Life Science/Animals|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||48|
|BISACS||JNF003270, JNF037020, JNF003150|
|Dimensions||9.75 x 9.75|
|ATOS Reading Level||6.7|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||503211|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|Features||Author/Illustrator note, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Maps, Primary source quotations/images, Reviewed, Source notes, Starred Reviews, Teaching Guides, and Timeline|
Note: Accelerated Reader® values are estimates.
School Library Journal
“Well organized, clearly written, and excitingly illustrated, this highly enlightening work is an excellent addition for any nature collection as well as for the study of the environment and endangered species.”—starred, School Library Journal
“A fascinating companion volume to Markle’s The Great Penguin Rescue (2017) and The Great Rhino Rescue (2018).”—Booklist
“Another wonder of the animal world, adeptly displayed.”—starred, Kirkus Reviews
Author: Sandra Markle
Sandra Markle is the author of numerous award-winning books for children. A former elementary science teacher, she is a nationally-known science education consultant. Markle has received many honors for her series Animal Predators, Animal Scavengers, and Animal Prey. Several titles have been named as National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)/Children’s Book Council (CBC) Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, and Animal Predators was honored as a Top 10 Youth Nonfiction Series by Booklist. Markle is also the author of the Insect World series and several single titles. Her book Rescues! was named a Best Book by the Society of School Librarians International and a Recommended Title of Outstanding Nonfiction by the National Council of Teachers of English’s (NCTE) Orbis Pictus Award committee; Animal Heroes was named a 2008 Lasting Connections title by Book Links. Markle lives in Lakewood Ranch, Florida with her husband, photographer Skip Jeffery.
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Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries
Join award-winning science author Sandra Markle as she sheds light on some of the most fascinating scientific investigations in the animal kingdom. Solve real-life science mysteries alongside the teams of scientists dedicated to saving vanishing species or discovering new ones. And see… View available downloads →