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Today’s category is rather general, because this recommended series covers a lot of topics. Turtleback Books, of HarperCollins, publishes a series of books entitled Let’s Read and Find Out – Science ($5.99), which are edited according to levels. The levels are as much about cognitive development as reading level. Level 1 includes titles such as Clouds, From Seed to Pumpkin, Fireflies in the Night, My Five Senses, What Lives in a Shell, and A Nest Full of Eggs.

Level 2 contains significantly more books and is more conceptual than Level 1. Examples of titles in Level 2 are Why Do Leaves Change Color?, Fossils: Tell of Long Ago, What Happens to Our Trash?, How Do Birds Find Their Way?Follow the Water from Brook to Ocean, Volcanoes, How Do Apples Grow?, Forces Make Things Move, What Will the Weather Be?, and the latest title, Almost Gone: The World’s Rarest Animals.

I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean!

Our bookstore is near the beach and summer is our busiest season. We feature a range of books about the beach, marine animals, lighthouses, mermaids, sailing, tide pools, seals, hermit crabs. My favorite board book is I’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry (Dial Books, $6.99). A giant squid proudly proclaims that he is bigger than all the other marine animals and the boasts continue, until he encounters a whale. This is a silver-lining type of squid though and the resolution will amuse adults and children alike. The illustrations are bright and bold, minimal enough for very young readers, but with details and expressions that will delight older toddlers. (Ages 6 mo. – 3 yrs.)

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