One in five species of reptiles (including turtles) are under threat of extinction. Read about turtles and tortoises at Rockwall County Library.

Esbaum, Jill. Sea Turtles. (Juvenile collection)

Gibbons, Gail. Sea Turtles. (Juvenile collection)

Goebel, Jenny. Adelita: A Sea Turtle’s Journey. (Juvenile collection)

Lovich, Jeffrey. Turtles of the World: A Guide to Every Family. (Adult collection)

Messner, Kate. Tracking Tortoises: The Mission to Save a Galapagos Giant. (Juvenile collection)

Notable websites:

World Turtle Day,

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (sea turtles),