Dolphin Tale: The Junior Novel by Gabrielle ReyesBased on the heartwarming 3-D movie premiering September 16, 2011!
When a dolphin named Winter loses her tail in a crab trap, it’s up to a young boy named Sawyer and the staff at Clearwater Marine Aquarium to help her survive against the odds. Sawyer is quiet at first, but his special connection with Winter soon brings him out of his shell. One day, after visiting his cousin at an army hospital, Sawyer gets an idea to have a doctor there make Winter a prosthetic tail.This proposal inspires the staff at the aquarium and fills Sawyer with the hope that Winter may one day swim again.
With 8-page full color insert!
Playtime With Winter - Winter the Dolphin: Saving Winter - Episode 6
Clearwater Marine Aquarium: Hours, Address, Clearwater Marine Aquarium Reviews: 4/5
The marine life rescue center is dedicated to the rescue, rehab and release of dolphins, sea turtles, river otters and more. Guests will be inspired and educated by their work through up-close and interactive educational and fun activities and presentations. Was this review helpful? Yes 8 people found this review helpful. Yes 6 people found this review helpful.
However, when you account for their mission as a rescue, this place is awesome. Very interactive, knowledgeable We had such a great time. Watch the movies before hand about Winter and Hope. The volunteers were super knowledgeable and helpful.
Winter born circa October is a bottlenose dolphin at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium in Clearwater, Florida , US, widely known for having a prosthetic tail. She is the subject of the book Dolphin Tale , and the film of the same name , a dramatization of her story, and the sequel Dolphin Tale 2. Winter was found in the coastal waters of Florida in December , caught in a crab trap, which resulted in the loss of her tail. She was then taken to Clearwater Marine Aquarium. The loss of her tail caused her to swim unnaturally with her tail moving side to side instead of up and down.