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Pacific Pages Book Club

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Join the Pacific Pages Book Club today! Grab a bookmark from the Long Beach Public Library and read five books from the official book club list to receive a special discount on Aquarium admission.

Here’s how it works:

  1. Grab a bookmark at the local library.
  2. Check out a book from the official list below.
  3. Read the book with friends, family, or by yourself!
  4. Write the five book titles on your bookmark.
  5. Bring your completed bookmark to the Aquarium of the Pacific for $10 off Adult and Senior Admission and $5 off Child Admission!

Official Pacific Pages Book Club List

Picture Books

  • Pout Pout Fish books by Deborah Diesen
  • Baby Beluga by Raffi
  • Mister Seahorse by Eric Carle
  • Octopus’s Garden by Ringo Starr
  • Nugget and Fang by Tammi Sauer and Michael Slack
  • One Cool Friend by Toni Buzzeo and David Small
  • A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle
  • Shark and Lobster’s Amazing Under Sea Adventure by Joel Stewart and Viviane Schwartz
  • Over in the Ocean: In a Coral Reef by Marianne Berkes
  • Swimmy by Leo Lionni
  • Beach Day by Karen Roosa
  • Hello Ocean by Pam Munoz Ryan
  • I’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry
  • Flotsam by David Wiesner

Books for Young Readers

  • Clam –I-am! All About the Beach by Tish Rabe
  • Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell
  • Carry on Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham
  • Oceans Inside Out
  • The Magic School Bus on the Ocean Floor
  • One Tiny Turtle
  • If Sharks Disappeared
  • Ocean: A Visual Encyclopedia
  • Seahorses, Pipefishes and their Kin
  • Amazing Sharks
  • Smart about Sharks
  • National Geographic Kids: Coral Reefs
  • National Geographic Kids: Dolphins
  • National Geographic Kids: Sharks
  • National Geographic Kids: Ocean Animals Collection
  • National Geographic Kids: Ultimate Oceanpedia

Books for Older Readers

  • Grayson by Lynne Cox
  • Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean
  • Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food
  • Sea Turtles: A Complete Guide to their Biology, Behavior, and Conservation
  • Resurrection Science: Conservation, De-Extinction and the Precarious Future of Wild Things
  • The Ocean of Life: The Fate of Man and the Sea
  • Silent Spring
  • The Soul of an Octopus
  • What a Fish Knows
  • Spineless: Portraits of Marine Invertebrates, the backbone of life
  • Stung!: On Jellyfish Blooms and the Future of the Ocean
  • Penguins: Natural History and Conservation
  • Oceana: Our Endangered Oceans and What We Can Do to Save Them
  • Jellyfish: A Natural History
  • Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins

To follow your own reading adventure, explore these topics at the library…

  • Conservation
  • Ocean
  • Marine Animals
  • Marine Biology
  • Scuba Diving
  • Beaches
  • Pollution
  • Climate Change

Present the bookmark at the Aquarium of the Pacific ticket window and receive $10 off adult or senior admission, or $5 off child admission. Limit one discount per completed bookmark. Participant must fill out completed bookmark to receive discounted admission. Not applicable with online ticket sales or any other offer. Not valid at off-site locations. No mobile versions accepted. Original bookmark required. Distribution of the bookmark on Aquarium grounds or on the internet is prohibited. No cash value. May not be sold. Valid while supplies last and from September 10, 2018 to May 23, 2019.