Secret Lives of Seashell Dwellers

by Sara Swan Miller

Part of a Series: Secret Lives.

This attractive, sand-in-the-margins investigation pries open the lives of mollusks. It begins with a walk on the beach, asking readers to imagine what they would find there, and goes on to provide substantial information on the structure, habits, and habitats of various kinds of gastropods and bivalves. A final chapter discusses sea creatures without shells. Throughout the book, vivid photographs display the marine life in colorful detail. The extensive “words to know” list is welcome, as readers are introduced to many new terms in this title. Kids will enjoy poring over the suggested websites, where they’ll find a seashell identification guide and games and activities about shells.

ISBN: 9780761442288

JLG Release: April 2011

JLG Member Price

Out of Stock

Series Nonfiction: Science 3-5

Grades 3-5


12 books / $20.25 a book

  • Book Details




    Print Book




    Marshall Cavendish

    Trim Size

    9" X 9"

    Dewey Classification


    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 5.9, Points: 1

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 7.6, Points: 4


    Level: 970L

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