Coste, M., & Gray, C. (1993). Honu. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.
Recounts the life cycle of a Hawaiian green turtle, including the threats from nature and humanity.
Coste was born in New Jersey and spent a happy childhood on the beaches near Asbury Park. She lived in many different parts of the country during her 26 years as a Coast Guard wife before her family moved to Hawaii in 1982. She has always loved learning about animals and natural history, and she draws on her background in teaching and museum education to convey this love to a new generation.
Target Audience: ages 5-11
Interest: environmental concerns, culture, animals and mythology.