While coping with his parents" separation, eleven-year-old Skeet spends most of Spring Break in his skiff on a Florida river, where he finds a manatee shot to death and begins looking for the killer.
Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005.
|LC Classifications||PZ7.D3597 Mi 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||181 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||181|
Missing Manatee Discussion Guide Skeet Waters, 11, would like to spend his spring break fishing and boating near his Florida home. Things don't go so smoothly, however, when he discovers a dead manatee floating in the water, shot through the head. The Missing Manatee () About book: A tribute to Florida, fishing, and family All Skeet Waters wants is to catch a big, beautiful tarpon on his fly rod - and to keep everything else in his life in Florida the way it's always been. But on his spring break from school, Skeet overhears his mother telling his father to move out permanently. Skeet discovers that life is a lot like tarpon fishing, in which you can't look just at the surface of the water - you have to look through it, at what lies beneath. The Missing Manatee is a nominee for the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery. South Carolina Children's Book Award Master List, Indiana Young Hoosier Book Award Master List, Edgar Allan Poe Award Nominee, Kansas William Allen White Author: Cynthia DeFelice. The Missing Manatee ()About book: 1. Other books by Fiction. Next to Forever. La ladrona de libros. Churchill's Empire: The World That Made Him and the World He Made. Lady Lightfingers. The President's Shadow.
Missing Manatee. by Cynthia DeFelice Reading level: Ages © The Story. Skeet Waters is out cruising in his skiff when he discovers a dead manatee washed up on the shore. Upon closer examination, he sees that it has been shot. Manatees are protected by law, especially in the refuge near Skeet’s Florida home. Full Book Notes and Study Guides. Sites like SparkNotes with a The Missing Manatee study guide or cliff notes. Also includes sites with a short overview, synopsis, book report, or summary of Cynthia C. DeFelice’s The Missing Manatee. We found no such entries for this book title. Book Summary Skeet Waters is exploring the ocean inlets around his home in Florida when he discovers a dead manatee with what appears to be a bullet hole in its head. Knowing that manatees are an endangered species protected by law, Skeet is shocked by his discovery. Character. The main characters are Skeet, Dirty Dan, Blinky, and Blink. Skeet is a boy our age- 12 years old. Dirty Dan is known as the best fly fisher and is Skeet's hero.
The Missing Manatee: A Mystery About Fishing and Family Kindle Edition by Cynthia DeFelice (Author)/5(16). This is an end of book test for book The Missing Manatee by Cynthia DeFelice. The questions are aligned to Common Core and Florida Standards. Question types include multiple choice, 1- multi-select, and 3- short response. The Paperback of the The Missing Manatee: A Mystery About Fishing and Family by Cynthia DeFelice at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more!/5(5). The missing manatee. [Cynthia C DeFelice] -- While coping with his parents' separation, eleven-year-old Skeet spends most of Spring Break in his skiff on a Florida river, where he finds a manatee shot to death and begins looking for the killer.