Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 7 to 10
- Grade: 3 to 4
Hold your breath and take the plunge in Deep Sea Extremes! Part of Crabtree’s latest nature series, Deep Sea Extremes makes learning about the oceanic environment fun for young readers, with simple text and an easy-to-follow layout. Swim with dolphins and sing with whales in this exhilarating new title.
About the author
Natalie Hyde writes fiction and non-fiction for middle-grade and young adult readers. Her fiction titles include Mine!, Saving Armpit, I Owe You One and Hockey Girl. She is also the author of over forty educational non-fiction books, as well as trade non-fiction titles: Cryptic Canada, Glow-in-the-Dark Creatures and Stay Strong: A Musician’s Journey from Congo to Canada. Her books have garnered award nominations in both Canada and the U.S. She lives in Flamborough, Ontario, with her family.
Deep Sea Extremes (Extreme Nature)Did you know it takes 1,000 years for ocean water to circulate around Earth? Learn how scientists work to explore the deepest parts of the sea while facing challenges like cold, pressure and darkness. Discover the plants and animals that dwell there. Colour photos round out the text, which contains a glossary, a bibliography and an index.
Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2010.