Under the Sea
Summer is a good time to go to the beach or some exotic destination. Get into the ocean, and explore what’s underneath the sea… or you can just read about it. Here is a small sample of books you can explore at your local library.
- Down, Down, Down: A Journey to the Bottom of the Sea by Steve Jenkins
Gorgeous collages are used to illustrate ocean life at various sea levels.
- Life in a Coral Reef by Wendy Pfeffer
Perfect for browsing, younger children can explore what kinds of creatures live in the coral reef.
- Ocean Sunlight : How Tiny Plants Feed the Seas by Molly Bang
Explains how all life on the Earth depends, directly or indirectly, on light from the sun, and describes how all ocean life, from the tiniest plankton to great whales, including the creatures in the darkest depths, form a web that uses sunshine.
- Oceans: Dolphins, Sharks, Penguins, and More!: Meet 60 Cool Sea Creatures and Explore their Amazing Watery World by Johnna Rizzo
Meet 30 different sea creatures and their world, accompanied by National Geographic photographs.
Photo credit: Ed Garcia
DeAnn O. has a fear of being submerged under water, but can handle reading about it.