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Sea turtle scientist

Author: Stephen R Swinburne
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ©2014 [2014]
Series: Scientists in the field.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
Explores the leatherback sea turtle's natural history and recounts the efforts being made by scientists trying to save them.

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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Kimberly Stewart; Kimberly Stewart
Material Type: Biography, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen R Swinburne
ISBN: 9780547367552 0547367554
OCLC Number: 1250593627
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Target Audience: Ages 10-14.
Description: xiv, 65 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 23 x 29 cm.
Contents: One in a thousand --
Meet the leatherback sea turtle --
Las tortugas: a history of the sea turtle --
The man who hunted sea turtles --
Science is hands-and-knees work --
The journey of the hatchlings --
The mystery of hatchling turtles --
It takes a community to save a sea turtle --
Saving sea turtles.
Series Title: Scientists in the field.
Responsibility: by Stephen R. Swinburne.


Dr Kimberly Stetwart, also known as the Turtle Lady of St Kitts, is already waiting at midnight when an 800-pound leatherback sea turtle crawls onto the sandy beach. The mother turtle has to dig a  Read more...


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