Spring 2020

Discover Grand Traverse Bay

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Discover Grand Traverse Bay takes readers to the water's edge, where they will learn about the bay's atmosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere. Lake Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay area is home to year-round fishing, fruit orchards, and many animal species. Readers can explore the bay's unique underwater bluffs and riverbeds, formed by fast-moving glaciers. Colorful maps, diagrams, and photos provide a close-up view of Grand Traverse Bay. Book is aligned to curriculum standards and includes sidebar, activity, glossary, index, and additional resources.



  • Lexile® Measure: 820
  • Guided Reading Level: U

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • The Systems of Grand Traverse Bay
  • The Grand Traverse Bay Watershed
  • Plants and Animals of Grand Traverse Bay
  • Overgrowth of Aquatic Plants and Invasive Species
  • Humans and the Bay
  • Activity
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index


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Author: Leah Kaminski


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