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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Holt Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 978080509073432 Pages, Ages 5-7
Barnes & Noble
With the ocean her home, an ochre sea star hunts for her morning meal. She folds over her rays and grips the rocky shore with sticky feet as she feasts on shellfish. When she takes too long, the tide flows back without her and Sea Star becomes easy prey. But she is built to survive and eventually makes her way back to the sea, although with one less ray than before. This inspiring story informs young children about the important role of a small but fascinating sea creature.
NSTA-CBC Outstanding Science Trade, CPL: Chicago Public Library Best of the Best, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Book Award Gold, Washington Children's Choice PB Award, Washington Children's Choice PB Award Master List, Washington Children's Choice PB Award ML