Stranded on an island : can science save your life?

Book
Published 2014
Item Details
Summary:

After a freak wave maroons Joe on a deserted island, he investigates the food chain of the island's ecosystem. He learns to gather food and build shelter, copying other living things and using whatever materials he can find on the island.

ISBN:
9780778704362
9780778704300
Description:
32 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-11.
Grades 4 to 6.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Joe's story
What is an island?
Archipelagos
Atolls
How do atolls grow?
Island plants
Island animals
The coral reef
How to catch fish
Friction
Island peoples
Rare plants
Why is Joe there?.
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