Down, Down, Down – A Journey to the Bottom of the Sea: Steve Jenkins

Down, Down, Down: A Journey to the Bottom of the Sea

Author/Illustrator: Steve Jenkins
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Publication Year: 2009
Brief Summary: A detailed look at life in the ocean.
Awards, Honors and Prizes:

Cybil Award, 2009′ ‘ Finalist’ ‘ Picture Book Nonfiction’ ‘ United States’ ” ‘
Best Children’s Books of the Year , 2010 ; Bank Street College of Eduation
Bulletin Blue Ribbons, 2009 ; Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
Choices, 2010 ; Cooperative Children’s Book Center
New York Times Notable Children’s Books , 2009
Notable Children’s Books, 2010 ; ALSC American Library Association

Ideas for using this book in classroom or library and/or brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core, etc.:

  • Science: discuss marine life and the animals discussed in the book

Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc.  Detailed notes in the back re: animals discussed in book

Accessed at: Thrasher Elementary Library

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