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KiDLS: We Love Oceans!

This month our KiDLS programs are all about oceans:  what they mean to us, the animals that live in them, and what we can do to save them. In the Little KiDLS video, Ms. Kary and I read about the ocean and sea turtles and show you how to assemble the craft. The Deerfield Public Library has a great deal of books regarding oceans and below you’ll find just a few of them listed for Little KiDLS and KiDLS. Click on the title and it will take you to the link in our catalog.

Little KiDLS (Ages 5-7)


Run, Sea Turtle, Run: A Hatchling’s Journey by Swinburne, Stephen R. 597.92 SWI

Grace the Green Sea Turtle by Johnson, Rebecca 597.928 JOH

The Big Book of the Blue by Zommer, Yuval 591.77 ZOM

Dolphins by Stewart, Melissa 599.53 STE

Dolphins by De Meideros, James 599.53 DEM

Bottlenose Dolphins: a 4D book by Clay, Kathryn 599.533 CLA

If You Love Dolphins, You Could Be by Nakamura, May 599.77.23 NAK

Baby Dolphin’s First Swim, Sterling Publishers 599.53  BAB

Amazing Dolphins! by Thomson, Sarah L. 599.53 THO

The Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding the World’s Coral Reefs: The Story of Ken Nedimyer and the Coral Restoration Foundation by Messner, Kate JB Nedimeyer

Fiction (Picture Books)

Dolphins on the Sand by Aronosky, Jim

Dolphin Baby! by Davies, Nicola

Swimming with Dolphins by Davis, Lambert

Dolphin SOS by Miki, Roy

Story of a Dolphin by Orr, Katherine Shelley

Follow the Moon Home: A Tale of one Idea, Twenty Kids, and a Hundred Sea Turtles by Cousteau, Philippe

Little Turtle and the Changing Sea by Davies, Becky

Sea Turtle’s Clever Plan by Johnson, Rebecca

KiDLS (Ages 8-10)


The Mess That We Made by Lord, Michelle 363.7394 LOR

The New Ocean: The Fate of Life in a Changing Sea by Barnard, Bryn 578.77 BAR

Ocean Habitats by McFadzean, Lesley 577.7 MCF

Oceans by Holland, Simon 551.46 HOL

Oceans by Green, Dan 551.46 GRE

Oceans: Dolphins, Sharks, Penguins, and More!: Meet 60 cool Sea Creatures and Explore Their Amazing Watery World by Rizzo, Johnna 551.46 RIZ 

Oceans, Seas, and Reefs by Somerville, Barbara  577.7 SOM


Dolphins at Daybreak by Mary Pope Osborne

Gillbert. #1, The Little Merman by Baltazar, Art (Graphic Novel)

The Storm Keeper’s Island by Doyle, Catherine

Race to the Bottom of the Sea by Eagar, Lyndsay

Emily Windsnap and the Siren’s Secret by Kessler, Liz

Lifeboat 12 by Hood, Susan

Bad Mermaids Make Waves by Pounder, Sibéal

The Thing About Jellyfish by Benjamin, Ali

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Verne, Jules

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