Animal classification. by by J. E. Webb and J. H. Elgood.

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Many boats hit and kill manatees or badly cut their backs. Building by people is taking away the places manatees need to live. Some people are working to protect and help save the manatees. 31 About the Authors Andrea Zimmerman and David Clemesha are married and live in Southern California with their three sons. They love writing and illustrating books together. Among their most recent ones are Fire! Fire! Hurry! Hurry! and Digger Man, which is a Book-ofthe-Month selection and an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award winner.

T ips for Discussion • Describe ways human moms and manatee moms are alike. Some of the similarities and differences are obvious, but others will take some thought. Do human moms and kids eat greens together? Or, do you think manatee moms teach their offspring how to do things? What sort of things might they teach? • Find out more about manatees. • Learn about what it means to be an endangered species.

Among their most recent ones are Fire! Fire! Hurry! Hurry! and Digger Man, which is a Book-ofthe-Month selection and an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award winner. Andrea has a degree in Fine Arts for Children. She is also a licensed dentist. She enjoys being a mom, going to museums, gardening, and traveling. She also likes going for walks and talking to her dogs. David grew up in England and moved to the United States at age 16. He always loved playing tennis, drawing, and reading. He earned a degree in English and became an elementary school teacher.

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