Engage your beginning readers with amazing, true-life science facts! This Level 2 National Geographic reader is designed for kids who are reading independently, and who are ready for longer sentences and more complex vocabulary. They'll have a blast learning about manatees in this photograph-filled, easy-to-read book. 32 pages, softcover.
In this level 2 reader, young readers will explore the underwater world of lovable manatees. Follow these gentle giants, sometimes called "sea cows," through their marshy habitats, learn how manatees raise their young, and discover the threats to their environment. Beautiful photos and carefully leveled text make this book perfect for reading aloud or for independent reading.
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Laura Marsh has worked in children's publishing for 20 years as an editor and currently as an author. She has written numerous books in the National Geographic Kids Readers series, including Sea Otters, Turtles, and Red Pandas. Marsh has also authored titles in the Mama Mirabelle series and the Toot & Puddle series.