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Dancing With Manatees (Hello Reader Level 4-Grades 2& 3)

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Examines the physical characteristics, behavior, and evolution of this gentle creature.
Paperback, 40 pages
Published April 1st 1994 by Cartwheel
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Amanda Mccusker
Feb 26, 2014 Amanda Mccusker rated it it was amazing
I really liked this book because it is a leveled book. I think it would be a good book to implement into a guided reading lesson. The book is very informational but it also shares a story. While the book did provide a lot of information, I think the story it tells as well will really help students stay interested. I feel if it just listed and presented a bunch of facts students would lose interest fast and won't really pay attention to what they are reading.
Paige Freeman
Mar 21, 2015 Paige Freeman rated it it was amazing
Shelves: nonfiction
This book is a leveled reader that should be added to everyone's classroom shelf. This book offers nonfiction text with illustrations that create a sense reality that people can help manatees from being endangered. This story is written by Faith McNulty and she wrote about a time when her and a biologist were swimming and monitoring a local group of manatees. This book offers many details about manatees and their lifestyles. It also create a soft sense of appreciation of how gentle manatees are. ...more
Sarah Adamson
Jul 07, 2014 Sarah Adamson rated it liked it
I generally really like these books as they are full of scientific facts and beautiful illustrations. I did enjoy this book but the ongoing story with Woody the Marine Biologist was a little bit too long and a little bit too boring.
Beautiful pictures. Great details of the science.
Marilyn
Feb 21, 2011 Marilyn rated it liked it
Shelves: picture-books
Fun story. I learned that manatees never fight, ever. Not each other, not to preserve their babies. They just don't. They have "toe nails" on their front flippers from when they were land animals.
Taylor Darst
Dec 12, 2013 Taylor Darst rated it it was ok
Shelves: nature, animals, science
Good book to touch on the topic of manatees and their science.
Rivkah.
Jul 29, 2011 Rivkah. rated it really liked it
A very sweet story about Manatees.
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Faith McNulty was an American non-fiction author, probably best-known for her 1980 book The Burning Bed. She was born "Faith Corrigan" in New York City, the daughter of a judge. Young Faith attended Barnard College for one year, then attended Rhode Island State College. But she dropped out of college once she got a job as a copy girl at the New York Daily News. She later went to work for Life maga ...more
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