- Each book has been vetted by a recognized expert in that particular field; his/her credit appears on the "About the Author" page. - Photographs are by award-winning photographer David Hall. His pictures have appeared in various magazines including National Geographic, Audubon, Smithsonian, and Time. - More than any other series, Undersea Encounters paints a complete picture of marine life. It is a natureal fit for 3rd-5th grade curriculums and could be used in the classroom. - A table of contents, glossary, index, and further resources section are included in every book. Curriculum Standards: Grades K-4 Science Standards Life Science: Content Standard C - An organism's patterns of behavior are related to the nature of that organism's environment. - Each plant/animal has different structures for walking, holding, seeing, etc. - Plants and animals have life cycles that include being born, developing into adults, reproducing, etc. - Each plant or animal has different structures that serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction.Rhodes, Mary Jo is the author of 'Predators of the Sea', published 2006 under ISBN 9780516243993 and ISBN 0516243993.