Spring 2020

Discover Chesapeake Bay

Cover: Discover Chesapeake Bay



Discover Chesapeake Bay takes readers to the water's edge, where they will learn about the bay's atmosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere. These four very different systems create a unique environment in and around Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States. Readers will experience 200 miles of shoreline teeming with more than 3,600 species of animals and plants. Colorful maps, diagrams, and photos provide a close-up view of Chesapeake Bay. Book is aligned to curriculum standards and includes sidebar, activity, glossary, index, and additional resources.



  • Lexile® Measure: 840
  • Guided Reading Level: U

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • The Systems of the Chesapeake Bay
  • The Chesapeake Bay Watershed
  • Plants and Animals of the Chesapeake Bay
  • Disrupting Chesapeake Bay Grasses
  • Humans and the Bay
  • Activity
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index


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Author: Leah Kaminski


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