Honey Girl: The Hawaiian Monk Seal
Honey Girl: The Hawaiian Monk Seal
Honey Girl: The Hawaiian Monk Seal
Shennen Bersani, Jeanne Walker Harvey
Hawaiian locals and visitors always enjoy spotting endangered Hawaiian monk seals, but Honey Girl is an extra special case. She has raised seven pups, and scientists call her Super Mom. After Honey Girl is injured by a fishhook, she gets very sick. Scientists and veterinarians work to save Honey Girl so she can be released back to the ocean. This true story will have readers captivated to learn more about this endangered species. This work of narrative nonfiction includes a 4-page For Creative Minds section in the back of the book and a 30-page cross-curricular Teaching Activity Guide online. Honey Girl is vetted by experts and designed to encourage parental engagement. Its extensive back matter helps teachers with time-saving lesson ideas, provides extensions for science, math, and social studies units, and uses inquiry-based learning to help build critical thinking skills in young readers. The Spanish translation supports ELL and dual-language programs. The enhanced ebook reads aloud in both English and Spanish with word highlighting and audio speed control to promote oral language skills, fluency, pronunciation, text engagement, and reading comprehension.Keywords: based on a true story, endangered species, Hawaii, Hawaiian monk seal, health, life cycle, rehabilitation, wildlife rescue, basic needs, conservation, map, seal, sequenceHoney Girl: La foca monje de Haw√°i (Spanish version)

Book Details

Genre: 

  • Nonfiction

Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12
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