Sea Lions in the Navy

by Meish Goldish

Part of a Series: America’s Animal Soldiers.

Who knew that sea lions could be trained to help protect American sailors and ships from sea mines and other dangers? Using simple sentences and short paragraphs, the text in this exciting volume relays why sea lions are suited to aid the navy. Besides finding sea mines, they can help recover lost objects, and even capture enemies by snapping cuffs on swimming humans’ legs. The color photos show the animals and their handlers, in action, and text boxes shaped like military dog-tags deliver intriguing facts. A “More About California Sea Lions” page, glossary, bibliography, further reading list, Web site link, and an index conclude.

ISBN: 9781617724503

JLG Release: December 2012

JLG Member Price

Out of Stock

Series Nonfiction: Science 3-5

Grades 3-5


12 books / $20.25 a book

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    Page Count


    Trim Size

    8" x 10"

    Dewey Classification


    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 5.5, Points: 0.5

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 7.4, Points: 3


    Level: 950L

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