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Canadian Science Writers' Association's Science in Society Journalism Award Winner, Children's Book category, 2007

Silver Birch Express Honour Book, 2008

On a narrow strip of beach in Trinidad, a mother sea turtle comes to shore to dig her nest and deposit her eggs. Right from the beginning, the odds are against the hatchlings. Wild dogs, the rising tide, and other digging sea turtles could destroy the eggs before they hatch. The remaining baby sea turtles will scramble to the water as best they can - taking their first steps on a long and dangerous journey to maturity.

Included are the folllowing:

Original color photographs taken in the wild,
Simple, informative stories
A "Did You Know?" section of interesting facts
Complete with introduction, table of contents, and index for parents and teachers, and
A fine introduction to nature for preschoolers and primary readers

Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, c2002.
ISBN: 9781550417289
Branch Call Number: E FICTION Hundal Nancy
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,26 x 28 cm.
Additional Contributors: Deines, Brian


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