48 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Ages 7-10 years Storey Publishing.
Grades 4-6 Storey Publishing.
"In this illustrated book for ages 7 to 10, marine ecologist Erin Spencer provides fascinating, scientific information about coral reef and conservation work that scientists are undertaking, and solution-oriented ways kids and families can help in the effort"-- Provided by publisher.
Rainforests of the sea -- A world of coral -- The Great Barrier Reef -- Coral close-up -- The building blocks of reefs -- Soft, swaying corals -- Coral babies -- One polyp becomes many -- A reef is born -- A Hawaiian creation story -- An ecosystem in balance -- No backbone? No problem! -- So many fish! -- Large and in charge -- Coral reefs help people -- Everything is connected -- The reefs need our help -- Trash talk -- Warmer oceans hurt corals -- Science at work -- Glossary -- Going deeper -- Index.