Save the...Blue Whales

Philomel. (Save the...). Jan. 2023. 96p. Tr $16.99. ISBN 9780593404140.
Gr 2-4–This book brings the largest mammal on Earth virtually into the hands and minds of young readers. It is divided into four chapters, including topics on ocean life for the whales, their biology, human impact on blue whales, and what can be done to help them. There are also sections in the back of the book devoted to fun facts, resources to help, and references for further investigation, with a foreword letter from Chelsea Clinton. Overall, the writing is engaging and fact-forward, giving young readers information as well as practicable guidance on how they might participate in helping blue whales.
VERDICT Libraries looking to share up-to-date materials on the status and lives of blue whales will find this a well-rounded addition to the shelves.

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