These sites are about the author Paulette Bourgeois who wrote the book series “Franklin the Turtle”. Learn about author’s life and her work. Includes lesson plans, classroom activities, craft ideas, and interactive games to go along with the book series. There is also a link to eThemes Resource on sea turtles.
Click on "Audio: Story Reading" to listen to the author read one of the Franklin's books. Read about how Paulette Bourgeois became a children's book writer as well as her writing process. Get quick information about the author from Q&A and awards sections.
This site is specifically designed for the "Franklin the Turtle" series. There are online games, video, and coloring pages. Click on the "Characters" link to learn more about each character in the series.
These sites have information about different species of sea turtles. Learn about their physical characteristics, behaviors, and habitats. There is also information about the Galapagos Islands and the endangered tortoises that live there. Includes videos, photographs, and an online game.