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.
Neighborhood Sharks: Hunting with the Great Whites of California’s Farallon IslandsBook Verdict
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
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