CSLP: Oceans of Possibilities

Explore suggested titles for CSLP’s Summer Library Slogan: Oceans of Possibilities™. Learn more about CSLP.

Oceans of the World
Set of 5 titles

The world’s oceans cover more than 70 percent of Earth’s surface. But how much do children really know about our planet’s main bodies of water? Oceans of the World gives readers the basics on More →

  • Reading Level Grade 1
  • Copyright 2019
  • Dimensions 9.5 × 8
 
Looking Into the Ocean
From the Series: Looking at Layers

Explore the ocean’s layers from the sunny surface zone to the pitch-black trenches. Learn about the abundant life around coral reefs, how different species adapted to their environment, and… More →

  • Reading Level Grade 3
  • Lexile 660
  • ATOS 4.2
  • Copyright 2020
  • Dimensions 9.5 × 8
 
Dolphins and Porpoises
From the Series: Comparing Animal Differences

Explores the similarities between dolphins and porpoises, and how to tell them apart. Discover how traits like body shape, nose size, and dorsal fin shape can be used to identify these… More →

  • Reading Level Grade 1
  • Lexile 480
  • ATOS 3.1
  • Copyright 2020
  • Dimensions 9.5 × 8
 
Thank You, Corals
From the Series: Animals We Can't Live Without
Spring 2022

Introduces readers to the lives of different coral species and how they help their environments. Learn about their role in the food web and how their actions benefit animals. Additional… More →

  • Reading Level Grade 2
  • Lexile 560
  • ATOS 3.8
  • Copyright 2022
  • Dimensions 9.5 × 8
 
Thank You, Sharks
From the Series: Animals We Can't Live Without
Spring 2022

Introduces readers to the lives of different shark species and how they help their environments. Learn about their role in the food web and how their actions benefit animals. Additional… More →

  • Reading Level Grade 2
  • Lexile 520
  • ATOS 3.2
  • Copyright 2022
  • Dimensions 9.5 × 8
 
Thank You, Zooplankton
From the Series: Animals We Can't Live Without
Spring 2022

Introduces readers to the lives of zooplankton and how they help their environments. Learn about their role in the food web and how their actions benefit animals. Additional features include… More →

  • Reading Level Grade 2
  • Lexile 510
  • ATOS 3.8
  • Copyright 2022
  • Dimensions 9.5 × 8
 
In the Deep Blue Sea
Set of 12 titles

Fascinating creatures large, small, and strange abound in the deep blue sea! These low reading level introductions to ocean animals are sure to be popular with young readers. Each bright book More →

  • Reading Level Grade 1
  • Copyright 2017
  • Dimensions 8 × 9.5
 
Blue Whales
From the Series: Endangered Animals

Learn all about blue whales, including where they live, why they are endangered, and how people are working together to save them. Chapters explain physical characteristics and behaviors as… More →

  • Reading Level Grade 3
  • Lexile 690
  • ATOS 4.0
  • Copyright 2016
  • Dimensions 8 × 9.5
 
Learn about Ocean Zones
From the Series: Glass Jar Science

Introduces readers to the different ocean zones and what makes each zone special. Learn about the creatures that call each zone home and how they have adapted to fit their environments.… More →

  • Reading Level Grade 2
  • Lexile 600
  • ATOS 3.6
  • Copyright 2020
  • Dimensions 8 × 9.5
 
Sea Turtles
From the Series: Endangered Animals

Learn all about sea turtles, including where they live, why they are endangered, and how people are working together to save them. Chapters explain physical characteristics and behaviors as… More →

  • Reading Level Grade 3
  • Lexile 680
  • ATOS 4.0
  • Copyright 2016
  • Dimensions 8 × 9.5
 
On the Hunt with Great White Sharks

Through narrative nonfiction text, readers discover how great white sharks hunt, which waters they call home, and how they learn to survive just after birth. Additional features to aid… More →

  • Reading Level Grade 3
  • Lexile 600
  • ATOS 3.6
  • Copyright 2016
  • Dimensions 6.5 × 9
 
The Dangerous Lives of Harp Seals

Gives readers an up-close look at the risks harp seals face throughout their lives. Includes a concise overview of the species, a table of contents, questions to spark critical thinking, a… More →

  • Reading Level Grade 3
  • Lexile 680
  • ATOS 4.0
  • Copyright 2018
  • Dimensions 6.5 × 9
 
The Upstream Journey of Salmon

Gives readers an up-close look at the one-way trip salmon take in order to reproduce. Includes a concise overview of the species, a table of contents, questions to spark critical thinking, a… More →

  • Reading Level Grade 3
  • Lexile 530
  • ATOS 3.4
  • Copyright 2018
  • Dimensions 6.5 × 9
 
Sea Otters
From the Series: Endangered Animals

Learn all about sea otters, including where they live, why they are endangered, and how people are working together to save them. Chapters explain physical characteristics and behaviors as… More →

  • Reading Level Grade 3
  • Lexile 650
  • ATOS 3.9
  • Copyright 2016
  • Dimensions 8 × 9.5
 
Race to the Bottom of the Ocean
From the Series: Great Races

Offers readers a captivating look into the personal race of James Cameron as he strives to reach the deepest part of the Pacific Ocean. Learn about how Cameron created a submarine to take him More →

  • Reading Level Grade 4
  • Lexile 940
  • ATOS 5.8
  • Copyright 2020
  • Dimensions 6.5 × 9
 
How to Survive Being Lost at Sea
From the Series: Survival Guides

Through fascinating true stories and illuminating photos, learn how people stranded on the seas endure and survive against all odds! Additional features include a table of contents,… More →

  • Reading Level Grade 3
  • Lexile 640
  • ATOS 4.2
  • Copyright 2016
  • Dimensions 8 × 9.5
 
Abby Sunderland: Alone on the Indian Ocean
From the Series: True Stories, Real People

Through narrative nonfiction text, readers learn the incredible story of Abby Sunderland and her attempt to be the youngest person ever to sail solo around the world. Additional features to… More →

  • Reading Level Grade 4
  • Lexile 710
  • ATOS 4.5
  • Copyright 2016
  • Dimensions 6.5 × 9