Coral Reefs

By Chin, Jason

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ISBN
978-1-59643-563-6
Publisher
Porter Flash Point/Roaring Brook


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on October 1, 2011

K-Gr 3—Using a fantasy framework similar to that in Redwoods (Roaring Brook, 2009), Chin offers a colorful and inventive introduction to coral reefs. A young girl pulls a replica of this very book off the shelves in the magnificent reading room of the New York Public Library. As she becomes absorbed in it, coral starts to sprout around her and the photo realistic illustrations begin to transform into the watery world of the reef. With book still in hand, the girl o...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2011

The author of Redwoods (rev. 5/09) applies his creative integration of nonfiction text and fantastical illustrations to a biome modeled on the tropical marine corals off the coast of Belize. Chin's text is a straightforward description of corals, their growth into reefs, the food webs that exist in these ecosystems, and a survey of some of the more interesting inhabitants. The illustrations, ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2011

Chin's text is a straightforward description of corals, their growth into reefs, and interesting inhabitants; his illustration...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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