Tuesday, September 2, 2014

April Sayre’s Book Secrets of Sound: Studying the Calls and Songs of Whales, Elephants, and Birds

…on a ship off Hawaii,

Christopher Clark lowers

a special microphone into

the ocean to listen to

whales singing. He also

analyzes secret recordings

from hundreds of ocean

microphones the navy

uses to track enemy

submarines.

A photo-illustrated, older elementary/middle science book, published by Houghton Mifflin as part of their “Scientists in the Field” series. ¬†Available in paperback as well.

Awards & Recognition
  • A recommended book about science and scientists --CCBC (For entire list, see http://www.education.wisc.edu/ccbc/bibs/40books/science.htm)
  • Editor's Choice for 2002 - Booklist/ALA
Reviews
  • One of the 'Selected Science Trade Books' October 2003 -Science and Children
  • "This fascinating title shows the thrill of scientific discovery up close." - *Starred Review, Booklist
  • "Chockablock with clear color photos and liberally sprinkled with direct quotes that lend immediacy to the text. . . a winner in every way." - School Library Journal
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Grade Range:
5-8
ISBN:
0-618-01514-0
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Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin






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