|aEndangered! -- What is a sea turtle -- Eight species of sea turtles -- How many are left on earth? -- Meet the ridleys! -- The leatherback -- Green and black sea turtles -- The hawksbill -- Sea turtle habitats -- Back to the beach -- The life cycle of the sea turtle -- Dangers all around -- Sea turtle troubles -- Habitat loss -- Helping sea turtles.
To lay eggs, a sea turtle swims thousands of miles to the beach where she was born. Intended for ages 6-12, this book helps children learn about: the different species of sea turtles, their bodies, life cycles, migration, behaviour, and diets; why they are endangered; and how people help them.