Ocean Commotion by Janeen Mason
Sea Turtles

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The story begins with a turtle hatching on a Florida beach and then follows her odyssey out to sea. Perseverance is the hallmark of this sea turtle, as she conquers every ocean dilemma with quick thinking and hard work. Janeen Mason introduces young readers to the endangered loggerhead sea turtle and offers a glossary, enforcing new vocabulary relevant to the aquatic environment.


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Janeen Mason's work has appeared in art galleries, on puzzles and clay tiles, and as fine-art prints. She is a member of the Florida Council on Arts and Culture and the Children's Book Council. She also served as the illustrator coordinator for the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators in Florida. An exhibit featuring her illustrations traveled throughout museums in Florida and was even displayed in the Capitol Building in Tallahassee. In addition to speaking at schools, Mason appeared on the PBS program NOVA scienceNOW and remains a popular guest on radio. Her accolades include a Lifetime Achievement in the Arts Award, the U.S. Maritime Literature Award, and the National Award for Excellence in Communities.
Published September 30, 2006 by Pelican Publishing. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Mason follows a loggerhead turtle, hatched in Florida, as she explores the oceans and, after many years, returns to her birthplace to mate and lay her eggs.

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