Blue whales are the largest animals in the world. But even these gentle giants face danger from humans. In this leveled text readers will learn about the threats facing blue whales as well as some of the ways that people are trying to save them from extinction. Visual features highlight the factors leading to the decline of blue whales and show the environmental benefits of the whale. Other features highlight the range life span and status of blue whales.
Those who brave the seas face adventure and survival. Here are 11 classic novels to read about those lost at sea only to find what may, or may not be, the safety of an island.