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Fiction Ages 7-11
Pages: 64
Themes: sea otters, ocean, Pacific Northwest, coast, marine mammals, orca, kelp, environment, biodiversity, climate change, keystone species, natural history, survival, adventure, animal adaptation, human encroachment, fishing-net entanglement
Publisher: Sono Nis Press
Pub Date: 01/08/2016
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Young sea otter Kah-Lan is hungry. He is sure there are big crabs near the point, but his mother won't let him out of her sight. One day he sees his chance. Soon he and his friend Yamka are swimming around the point—right into danger! Will they ever make it back home?

The heroic travels of two dynamic and realistic sea otter characters are a wonderful introduction to sea otters and the human activities that threaten them. Warm and appealing illustrations by Sheena Lott and a triumphant ending will inspire readers to learn more about these remarkable animals.

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