Ibis.... John Himmelman.... 29 pages .... Grades 3 and up
Ibis is a curious young humpback whale who enjoys swimming around with her friend Blizzard, looking fish and othe rthings
in her ocean neighborhood. Especially starfish. Ibis loves pretty starfish. But her curiosity leads to trouble and she becomes
trapped in a fishing net. With her life in serious danger, she is rescued by humans, people in boats who surround her and
free her from the net.
Ibis is a real whale. She was spotted by people aboard one of the whale watching boats from Provincetown and was
rescued by men and women from the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies. She the first whale ever rescued by humans.