A young reader’s adaptation of The New York Times bestseller
Follow researcher Carl Safina as he treks with a herd of elephants across the Kenyan landscape, then travel with him to the Pacific Northwest to track and monitor whales in their ocean home. Along the way, find out more about the interior lives of these giants of land and sea―how they play, how they fight, and how they communicate with one another, and sometimes with us, too.
Weaving decades of field research with exciting new discoveries about the brain and featuring astonishing photographs taken by the author, Beyond Words: What Elephants and Whales Think and Feel gives readers an intimate and extraordinary look at what makes these animals different from us, but more important, what makes us all similar.---from the publisher
176 pages 978-1250144638 Ages 10-14
Keywords: elephants, whales, science, understanding others, Kenya, ocean, zoology, environment, STEM, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, 13 year old, 14 year old, feelings, emotions, behavior, communication, conservation
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Tone: quiet, thoughtful, informative