Tuesday, July 6, 2010

One Tiny Turtle by Nicola Davies

Title: One Tiny Turtle
Author: Nicola Davies
Illustrator: Jane Chapman
Publisher / Date: Candlewick Press / 2005
Genre: Fiction, Picture Book
Themes: Loggerhead turtles, nature, ocean
Summary: This story follows one loggerhead turtle's journey over time as she swims the ocean and eventually lays eggs on the same beach where she hatched from an egg thirty years ago. 
Curriculum Connections: Grades Pre K-2 Science: Ocean life, endangered species, turtles
Notes: Can be used as a read aloud or text for guided reading. Though it is fiction, this book is packed with facts about sea turtles. 

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