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Journey Into the Deep

By Liz Panarelli, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Stunning pictures make kids feel like ocean explorers.

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In her introductory video on Journey Into the Deep, author Rebecca L. Johnson shares her goal: to inspire young readers with a sense of wonder about the world's oceans. This book app certainly accomplishes that task. The beautiful photography enriched by clear and compelling language conveys a sense of adventure and excitement otherwise hard to drum up for tiny, rarely seen species. The quotations and photos of scientists working on the project make the research feel real and immediate. It would be great to have more interactive elements, but overall this is an enjoyable and interesting read for any kid learning about the oceans.

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