Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Coral Reefs (Jump Into Science)” as Want to Read:
Coral Reefs (Jump Into Science)
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Coral Reefs (Jump Into Science)

4.24  ·  Rating Details ·  17 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Earle takes children on an undersea journey to explore an amazing "underwater city." She explains the formation of coral reefs and provides information about the conditions needed for survival. In addition, the author introduces other animals that live in and near the reef and stresses the importance of protecting corals from pollution. Matthews's ink-and-gouache paintings ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 1st 2003 by National Geographic Children's Books
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Coral Reefs, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Coral Reefs

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-42)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
The Book Maven
Apr 15, 2014 The Book Maven rated it it was amazing
It's kind of funny to think of all the coral reefs I have explored--in Mexico, and California, and Hawaii--and admired, but how little I understand about the science and biology behind their beauty. Thank goodness for National Geographic, is all I have to say, for this stunningly, gorgeously illustrated and highly educative book. I fully expected to just admire the lovely imagery, but they clearly knew what they were doing--the imagery draws you in, of course,but the corresponding text explains ...more
Dorothy Carder
Mar 26, 2014 Dorothy Carder rated it liked it
This book would be an appropriate book for a third or fourth grader to learn more about coral reefs. It gave details about the plants and animals that lived with coral reefs and where these habitats are on the earth's surface. This book was endorsed by the National Geographic and had a science experiment for kids to try in the back!
Shelli
Jul 24, 2014 Shelli rated it really liked it
In school this week we have been reading/watching videos on aquanaut Sylvia A. Earle. It was cool to read this fun yet informative picture book by her about Coral Reefs and their importance to our planet. The afterward has an easy experiment to show how filter feeders get their food.
Karina
Karina rated it really liked it
Nov 18, 2015
Kat Vik
Kat Vik rated it it was amazing
Oct 15, 2014
Barbara
Barbara rated it it was amazing
Aug 13, 2014
Kaylee East
Kaylee East rated it really liked it
Oct 31, 2012
Rachel Slager
Rachel Slager rated it it was amazing
Feb 16, 2016
Ria
Ria rated it really liked it
Aug 15, 2014
Jerome Voegeli
Jerome Voegeli rated it it was amazing
Nov 25, 2014
Hugh Wong
Hugh Wong rated it really liked it
Jun 10, 2016
anita
anita rated it it was amazing
Mar 01, 2009
Lisa Hanson
Lisa Hanson rated it it was amazing
Sep 30, 2014
Margaret Cameron-ameen
Margaret Cameron-ameen rated it really liked it
Jun 25, 2016
Deanna
Deanna rated it really liked it
Jun 11, 2013
Molly Wain
Molly Wain rated it really liked it
Oct 30, 2012
Jennifer
Jennifer rated it it was ok
Aug 10, 2010
Janell's Kids
Janell's Kids marked it as to-read
May 15, 2009
Evan
Evan marked it as to-read
Jun 18, 2011
Janei
Janei marked it as to-read
Sep 30, 2011
Jean
Jean marked it as to-read
Sep 03, 2013
Arhan Sankhla
Arhan Sankhla marked it as to-read
Feb 05, 2014
Maxwell
Maxwell marked it as to-read
Feb 07, 2014
Debra
Debra marked it as to-read
Feb 22, 2014
Sue
Sue added it
Jan 13, 2015
Austin
Austin marked it as to-read
Jun 07, 2015
Leeldoo
Leeldoo marked it as to-read
Jul 09, 2015
Jocelyn
Jocelyn marked it as to-read
Jan 28, 2016
Koshino
Koshino marked it as to-read
Apr 24, 2016
Heidi
Heidi added it
Jun 21, 2016
Terra
Terra added it
Jun 23, 2016
Corey
Corey marked it as to-read
Jul 21, 2016
Heather
Heather marked it as to-read
Oct 20, 2016
Jon Korman
Jon Korman marked it as to-read
Nov 13, 2016
Ioan Marginean
Ioan Marginean marked it as to-read
Jan 06, 2017
Monica
Monica added it
Jan 08, 2017
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
40044
Sylvia A. Earle is an American oceanographer, aquanaut, and author.
More about Sylvia A. Earle...

Other Books in the Series

Jump Into Science (10 books)
  • Moon
  • Honeybees (Jump Into Science)
  • Dirt (Jump Into Science)
  • Stars (Jump Into Science)
  • Earthquakes (Jump Into Science)
  • Sun (Jump Into Science)
  • Sand
  • Rocks and Minerals (Jump Into Science)
  • Volcano!

Share This Book



No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »