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Ocean Sunlight: How Tiny Plants Feed the Seas

By:  Molly BangPenny Chisholm Illustrator: Molly Bang
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Picture Book
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  • Item #: NTS527322
  • ISBN13: 9780545273220
  • Format: Picture Book
  • Pages: 48
  • Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
  • Genre:
    Informational Text
  • Weight (lbs):1.00700
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  • Ages 4 - 8
  • Grades: Pre-K - 3
  • Lexile® Measure: 670LL
  • DRA Level: 28-30
  • ACR Level: 4.5
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Description

In this timely book, award-winner Molly Bang uses her signature poetic language and dazzling illustrations to introduce the oceanic world. From tiny aquatic plants to the biggest whale or fish, Bang presents a moving, living picture of the miraculous balance sustaining each life cycle and food chain deep within our wondrous oceans.The book is co-authored by award-winning M.I.T. professor Penny Chisholm, a leading expert on ocean science.

On land or in the deep blue sea, we are all connected - and we are all a part of a grand living landscape. Packed with clear, simple science, this informative, joyous book will help children understand and celebrate the astonishing role our oceans play in human life.

Contributors:

Molly Bang has written and illustrated more than twenty books for young readers, including WHEN SOPHIE GETS ANGRY--REALLY, REALLY ANGRY… TEN, NINE, EIGHT; and THE GREY LADY AND THE STRAWBERRY SNATCHER, each of which were Caldecott Honor books. Bang divides her time between Falmouth, Massachusetts, and Norther California.

Penny Chisholm is a professor at MIT where she has been teaching Ecology for over thirty years. She and her students do research on phytoplankton tiny plants that feed all life in the oceans. Her research was most recently awarded the Agassiz Medal of the National Academy of Sciences.

Ocean Sunlight: How Tiny Plants Feed the Seas

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