Neighborhood Sharks: Hunting with the Great Whites of California’s Farallon Islands

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Neighborhood Sharks: Hunting with the Great Whites of California’s Farallon Islands

by Katherine Roy

First Release:

January 2015

ISBN: 9781596438743

Every September, young elephant seals start arriving at the Farallones. The hungry white sharks “follow the seals, and the scientists follow the sharks, recording their feeding and behavior.” Author’s note. Selected sources. Further reading and resources. Full-color illustrations.

 
  • ISBN: 9781596438743
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Roaring Brook
    Page Count: 48
    Trim Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
    Dewey Classification: 597.3
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 6.6, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 11.9, Points: 3
    Lexile: Level: NC1330L
    Awards & Honors: SLJ Best Books 2014, Nonfiction
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2014, Picture Books
    New York Public Library, 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2014, Nonfiction
    2015 NCTE Orbis Pictus Recommended Book
    2015 Robert F. Sibert Medal, Honor Book
    ALA Notable Books for Children 2015, Middle Readers
    NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12: 2015
    CBC Children’s Choice Book Awards 2015 Finalist, Debut Author
    Horn Book Fanfare List: Best Books of 2014, Nonfiction
    2015 Robert F. Sibert Award Honor Book
    2015 John Burroughs Riverby Award
    Genre: Nonfic
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