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The Sea Chest

Average rating
4.2 out of 5
Based on 178 Ratings and 70 Reviews

Book Description
As they wait for the arrival of a new baby, Maita tells her great-grandniece the story of her remarkable childhood. Living sheltered on a lighthouse island with only her parents for company, Maita always longed for a sibling-longed not to be the only child the ragged island knew. And then one icy night, howling winds blew wave after wave against the shore, and from that fearsome storm came a sea c... More
Book Information
PublisherDial Books For Young Readers
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
ISBN-100803727038
ISBN-13978-0803727038
Publication Date08/05/2002
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About Toni Buzzeo (Author) : Toni Buzzeo is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Toni Buzzeo include The Library Doors, Our Librarian Won't Tell Us Anything, Read! Perform! Learn!: 10 Reader's ... more
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About Mary GrandPré (Illustrator) : Educated at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Mary GrandPre began her career as a conceptual illustrator for local editorial clients. Continually experimenting with media, Mary underwent many... more
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3/5/2008 Terry Doherty said: "A beautiful story that explains adoption without hitting the child over the head with the concept like many other books do. The narrative style allows the reader to embrace the idea
tags: fiction

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1/24/2008 Courtney Autumn Martin said: This was new to me this year, and I'm so glad I stumbled across it. Beautiful, and elegant... a touching and satisfying story. Love it.
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