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Diving Dolphin
Contributor(s): Wallace, Karen
ISBN: 1465428291     ISBN-13: 9781465428295
Publisher: Dk Pub
    OUR PRICE: $3.60  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: June 2015
Annotation: Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interests while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. Simultaneous.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Aquatic animals; Juvenile literature.
Dolphins; Juvenile literature.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Readers
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Animals | Marine Life
Dewey: 599.53
LCCN: 2015460693
Academic/Grade Level: Kindergarten, Ages 5-6
Series: DK Readers. Level 1
Book type: Easy Non Fiction
Physical Information: 9.00" H x 6.00" W x 0.25" (0.11 lbs) 47 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 45906
Reading Level: 2.1   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q24325
Reading Level: 1.4   Interest Level: Grades K-2   Point Value: 1.0
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Contributor Bio(s): Karen Wallace is the author of numerous children's books, one of which, Think of an Eel, won the Kurt Maschler Award. She also writes children's television scripts, as well as natural history programs and documentaries. She lives in England with her husband, novelist Sam Llewellyn.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2001 Fall)
As a young dolphin grows, he leaves his mother and goes off with older dolphins to feed. Sometimes his life is quiet and fish are plentiful, but at other times the fish seem to be hiding and killer whales lurk in the waters. The story, which conveys little sense of drama, is accompanied by photographs. The text's short, choppy sentences are easy to read and provide simple facts about dolphins. A picture glossary is appended. Copyright 2001 Horn Book Guide Reviews