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Town Is by the Sea - by Joanne Schwartz (Hardcover)

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A young boy wakes up to the sound of the sea, visits his grandfather's grave after lunch and comes home to a simple family dinner, but all the while his mind strays to his father digging for coal deep down under the sea. Stunning illustrations by Sydney Smith, the award-winning illustrator of Sidewalk Flowers, show the striking contrast between a sparkling seaside day and the darkness underground where the miners dig.

With curriculum connections to communities and the history of mining, this beautifully understated and haunting story brings a piece of history to life. The ever-present ocean and inevitable pattern of life in a maritime mining town will enthrall children and move adult readers.
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Series Title: Booklist Editor's Choice. Books for Youth (Awards)
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Pgw
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Joanne Schwartz
Language: English
Street Date: April 11, 2017
TCIN: 51565054
UPC: 9781554988716
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-1587
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$13.96
MSRPwas $19.95
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