Scholastic Discover More: Dolphins

Book Information
Rating: Outstanding
Reading/Interest Level: Primary
Author: Penelope Arlon and Tory Gordon-Harris
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Year: 2014
ISBN: 9780545627382
Pages: 32

Readers will learn more than they ever knew about dolphins in Scholastic Discover More: Dolphins. Dolphins are similar to humans in many ways, including their status as mammals. Readers will learn how dolphins breathe, communicate, travel, and hunt. Many interesting facts are scattered throughout the book; for example, did you know that a dolphin can rest half of its brain while the other half is alert? This book is also full of captivating photographs of dolphins in their natural habitats.

This nonfiction book is one of Scholastic’s many Discover More books. It includes access to a digital book with more educational features. There are only a couple sentences on each page spreadand include many colorful, labeled photographs of dolphins. Teachers might use this book to introduce students to nonfiction text features. Children can easily access the information about dolphins in this book by using the table of contents, glossary, and index. This book has thick pages, which is perfect for young readers. Children of all ages will enjoy this book.