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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Holt Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 978080509167032 Pages, Ages 4-8
Barnes & Noble
In the Pacific Northwest, concerned volunteers become seal sitters, keeping vigil over the vulnerable baby seals that are left on the shore while their mothers hunt for food. Surviving in the animal kingdom is never easy and this informative picture book gives a first-hand look at what baby seals are up against. With its emphasis on human compassion, this true account teaches children to appreciate the natural world by helping in any way they can. The star of the book is six year old Miles, who organizes his own rescue mission to help the seals survive.
National Science Teacher's Association-CBC, Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children, NSTA-CBC Outstanding Science Trade, Oregon Beverly Cleary Children's Choice Award Master List