A program of the Lawrence Hall of Science that seeks to increase ocean literacy through informal and formal education initiatives
Marine Activities, Resources & Education

Here is the Wetland

From Ingram: Luminously detailed paintings convey the fragile beauty and complexity of a fascinating and critically important environment. Today's ecoconscious youngsters will be dazzled by this intriguing and informative look at the murky, moist world known as the wetland. Full color.

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How to Paint Shorebirds: A Guide to Materials, Tools, and Technique

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Humphrey the Lost Whale

A must read. Describes how a migrating humpback whale mistakenly entered the San Francisco Bay in 1985 and swam sixty-four miles inland before being led back to the sea by people concerned for his welfare.

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I Went to the Bay

From the publisher: When a young boy sets out in search of frogs, he's amazed to find a vibrant, bustling world of wildlife in and around a bay where a loon calls, a turtle buries itself in the sand and a bullfrog goes "harump." The bay provides a day's fascination for the curious little boy - and a day's fun for some elusive frogs. Pencil crayon illustrations give the book a lighthearted, summery feeling that perfectly suits the simple rhyming text.

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Into the A, B, Sea: An Ocean Alphabet

This is a truly wonderful ocean alphabet book full of vibrant action rhyming words and starring a host of remarkable sea creatures. Illustrator Steve Jenkins uses paper collage to great effect--capturing textures and colors of marine animals and algae with astonishing skill. This book crosses all of the habitats covered in the MARE curriculum. Science content expertise was contributed by MARE curriculum developer, Catherine Halversen.

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Liza Lou and the Yeller Belly Swamp

With her quick thinking Liza Lou manages to outwit all the haunts, gobblygooks, witches, and devils in the Yeller Belly Swamp.

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Lone Pine Field Guide: Seashore Northern & Central California

This pocket-sized illustrated guide helps unlock the mysteries of the diverse and abundant life of the northern and central California coastline. Artist and naturalist Ian Sheldon accurately and colorfully portrays 150 species of aquatic life. Color-coded tabs help with quick identification.

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Manatee Coloring Book

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Manatee on Location

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Marine Mammals, Coastal and River Issues

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