We got these awesome books from Nat Geo for a honest post. All opinions are our own
I love when Shark Week is on its way. What better way to celebrate then with some sharktastic books. Nat Geo is a staple in our home for homeschooling and these books are the perfect pair for learning about Marine Biology and everything Ocean.
Expertly vetted, the National Geographic Readers series has drawn high critical praise from the likes of School Library Journal (“Highly Recommended”) and Booklist (“Reliable in format and solid in execution, this series works well to introduce children of varying levels of reading comfort to nonfiction and research formats.”). In this Level 2 Reader, young readers will learn all about sharks ― the fish who ruled the deep before dinosaurs roamed the Earth!
In one corner, swinging in ever so slowly, is the chillest dude himself: Sloth! And making a splash in the other corner is Shark, ready to sink her teeth into this competition! At first glance, they might seem too different to duke it out, but wait—- you’re in for a surprise! Readers have a ringside seat to view as they battle it out in 22 kooky and quirky categories, like Coolest Hangout, Weirdest Relatives, Best Smile, Biggest Appetite, and so much more. It’s up to you to follow the action and decide who’s the ultimate winner! A final spread devoted solely to conservation helps further National Geographic‘s core mission to save the planet. One thing we know for sure: You’ll be a shark and sloth expert by the end of this epic showdown!
From tsunamis and sea turtles
to riptides and reefs, learn all about the creatures, science, and ecology of our oceans, which cover more of the planet than all the continents and are just as important! Travel through all parts of the ocean to learn how it effects our world, including storms and climate. Amazing facts, photos, illustrations, and diagrams are found throughout this thick, keepsake volume, along with conservation tips, weird-but- true facts, and a mini ocean atlas. Challenges to the health of our ocean and its creatures are also presented along with what people are doing to keep it pristine for generations to come.
Dive into the perfect combination of facts, stories, photos, and activities all about the world’s most ferocious and fascinating ocean predator―SHARKS! For animal lovers who are absolutely obsessed with everything sharks, this book has it all: tons of mind-blowing facts, games, hands-on activities and suspenseful stories from shark experts. It also includes tantalizing tidbits about perplexing prehistoric sharks, the latest info on studying sharks in the wild, and surprising, cutting-edge discoveries about shark behavior. Key features include:
- A glossary game in the front of the book to learn key terms
- More than 250 photographs
- Detailed diagrams and infographics
- Articles on the latest shark research and hands-on accounts from experts
- “Fin-tastic Facts” gallery spreads showcasing sharks with the fiercest features, the sneakiest defenses, and more
- Hands-on activities you can try at home
- Quizzes and games to test your knowledge
Inspiring young animal lovers to get up close to all different types of sharks and the real-life challenges they face is what Mission: Shark Rescue is all about. This compelling narrative combines fun and amazing adventure stories, gorgeous photography, hands-on activities, fascinating information, and more, connecting the reader in-depth with the animal’s real world. Meet real-life sharks and learn about their habitats, challenges, and successes, plus learn how YOU can take action and save these amazing endangered creatures.
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