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SURROUNDED BY SEA
Life On A New England Fishing Island
by Gail Gibbons
Gail Gibbons, Illustrator

Paperback | 32 pages | | US$ 7.99
ISBN: 9780823420216 | 02-01-2006

Grade: SECOND | Age: 4 to 8

Themes: Science & Nature, Ecology & Conservation, Contemporary Issues/Social Problems
Recommendations: SLJ

CCSS Codes:
K-3: RI.2, 6, 7

About the Book
In the course of a year, these islanders make a living and adapt to a life surrounded by sea. This book was originally published by Little, Brown & Co. in 1991.

“Gail Gibbons has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children’s writer-illustrator."—The Washington Post

★★★ THE REVIEWS ARE IN! ★★★

"Gibbons's penchant for creating interesting, informative nonfiction books for young children appears to be fathomless. Bright and cheerful describe the watercolor pictures, and they are in total complement to the brief text on each page. Clean in appearance, the book offers insightful information in a manner as fresh as a sea breeze. It lends itself naturally to units on where and how others live. Children will want to be Surrounded by Sea as soon as they spy the colorful dust jacket.—School Library Journal

About the Illustrator
Gail Gibbons