Ocean Ecology Storytime
Last month, we started to offer some storytime themes to go along with “Oceans of Possibilities,” the theme of the 2022 Collaborative Summer Library Program: https://www.cslpreads.org/ . For a craft project, make these easy ocean suncatchers: Ocean Craft Suncatcher – Fantastic Fun & Learning (fantasticfunandlearning.com)
Cottle, Katie. The Blue Giant. Meera and her mom ae at the beach, when a whale rises up out of the water to urge them to help end pollution.
Davies, Becky. Little Turtle and the Changing Sea. Little Turtle notices lots of plastic trash near the beautiful coral reefs.
Hawthorne, Lara. Alba and the Ocean Cleanup. Alba the fish loves to collect items in the ocean, but she notices there is a lot of trash instead of treasures in the water.
MacDonald, Suse. Fish, Swish! Splash, Dash! Counting Round and Round. Count the fish, then turn the book around and count backwards.
Pallota, Jerry. Dory Story. While in the bathtub with his toy boat, a boy imagines traveling the ocean to learn about the food chain.
Seven, John. The Ocean Story. In this story about the water cycle, pollution is discussed as a real threat to our oceans.
St. Pierre, Stephanie. What the Sea Saw. A joyous introduction to ocean ecosystems.
Toft, Kim Michelle. One Less Fish. In this counting story, the fish of the Great Barrier Reef are named, and threats to them are discussed.
Penny Peck, San Jose State University iSchool