Project Seahorse

Project Seahorse by Pamela S. Turner
Pamela S. Turner
Houghton Mifflin
Release Date:
Aug-23-2010

Rating (0 - 10 scale)
8



Age Level
9-12

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Flamingnet Student Book Reviewer  TKono
"Project Seahorse" by Pamela S. Turner is about seahorse conservation. Diving into the behavior and science of the fish first, the book teaches readers many fun facts. Some include the fact that male seahorses give birth and the fact that seahorses can change the color of their body to camouflage themselves against predators. Seahorse exploitation is given in great detail as are ways to combat them with marine conservation.

This book is full of information. It describes the cultures that hunt for seahorses. While the pictures are vibrant, some may not be best for younger readers. One picture has dead seahorses sold for Chinese medicine. Two have spears through fish. Lastly, one has a scantily clad "researcher" in a bikini top. All in all, this book is informative and great for any marine biologist enthusiast.

Some pictures may disturb very young children

Reviewer Age:19

Reviewer City, State and Country: Staten Island, NY USA

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