Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 10
- Grade: 5
Why are oceans some of Earth‘s most important resources? This title explores the many ways humans and other living things depend on oceans, from helping to clean the air and regulating the climate to providing work opportunities and healthy food. Readers will also learn how human activity affects oceans and become familiar with the call for more sustainable ocean use.
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.