Author: Francine Jacobs

Illustrator: Laura Kelly

Publisher: Walker and Company

Narrated by: Jason Robards

Description: After reading the true story of SAM THE SEA COW, LeVar travels to Sea World of Florida for an up-close look at manatees. These gentle giants and their natural habitat are explored.

Activity Suggestion: Educate others about the plight of the manatee. As a class, have students design a short fact sheet. Make several copies of the fact sheet for each student so that they can share the information with their friends and family.

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