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by Philippe Cousteau (Author), Meilo So (Illustrator)

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Title:Follow the Moon Home: A Tale of One Idea, Twenty Kids, and a Hundred Sea Turtles
Authors:Philippe Cousteau (Author)
Other authors:Meilo So (Illustrator)
Info:Chronicle Books (2016), 48 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:picture book, Childrens book, Texas Blue Bonnet, 2017-2018

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Follow the Moon Home: A Tale of One Idea, Twenty Kids, and a Hundred Sea Turtles by Philippe Cousteau



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As the new girl is getting settled in her new town she discovers hatching eggs on the beach. She sees that the hatch lings have to follow the moon home, into the ocean. But problems arise when the lights from the houses are misguiding the little turtles, so she takes matters into her own hands and searches for help from those in the community. This great information and adventure filled book is great to read and do a unit on helping others, problem solving, or the community and conservation of animals. I enjoyed reading this book very much. ( )
  KaylaReiner13 | Nov 14, 2017 |
I like this book because it is about a little girl who finds a nest of newly hatched eggs of baby turtles. She and her class want to make sure that they get to the ocean safely. They know they must follow the moon home in order to get them there safely. I like this book because the main character is the new girl in school. If teaching this book, the teacher might have a new student in their class. This book show unity when everyone can come together to make a good cause happen. ( )
  KayMilshell21 | Nov 14, 2017 |
This book is about a little girl who finds newly hatched baby turtles on the beach. Throughout the book, she realizes that turtles cant follow the moon to get to the sea due to all of the city lights. At the end of the book, the little girl gets everyone to turn off their lights so they can find their way home. This book can be used for teachers to teach social studies and science. This book is also good for young readers. ( )
  LandryBender | Nov 2, 2017 |
This lovely book is about a shy girl, who is getting use to her new home, and soon discovers little hatch-lings. She realizes that they need to follow the moon home to the sea but that other light is obstructing them, so they all shut off their lights so the moon can guide the baby turtles towards the shining sea safely. ( )
  Jannette_M | Nov 1, 2017 |
This story tells the story of a class that works to preserve the lives of baby sea turtles. The new girl in school comes across a nest of baby turtle eggs and with the help of her class, they make sure the baby turtles have a clear path and make it to the ocean upon hatching. This would be a good book to introduce to students when working with science or the topic of animal conservation or even the specific topic of sea turtles. This book is relatable because it tells how a class comes together and works on a project as well as the community. It can also be realatable to new student who move a lot because the main character is new in town. I think children would enjoy this book because the illustrations in this story are very vivid and the story itself is engaging and interesting. Wild life preservation is very important and not touched on enough as it should be so this book would be a good read for many students. ( )
  sspjut | Oct 12, 2017 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 145211241X, Hardcover)

Acclaimed activist Philippe Cousteau and renowned author Deborah Hopkinson team up to offer a story of the powerful difference young people can make in the world. Meet Viv, who has a new home and a new school by the sea, and follow her as she finds her way in a new place and helps bring together a whole community to save the sea turtles of the South Carolina coast.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 25 Feb 2016 15:20:57 -0500)

"A book about loggerhead sea turtles, and a girl's attempts to help save their babies from man-made light."--

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