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No current Talk conversations about this book. In the novel, the readers witness a young mother, Toy, writing a journal for her daughter, Little Lovie. This is the journal Toy is writing. Using original photographs, this scrapbook journal explains the nesting cycle of sea turtles and the natural life along the southeastern coast, including local shore birds, shells, and the sea turtle hospital.
Adults and children will enjoy the images, information and the journal with or without the novel. Numerous photos of baby turtles and other coastal wildlife and flora appear against backgrounds of mottled, sandy-hued paper, often peppered with sepia-tone sketches e. The first-person narration is by turns informative and lyrical. Sometimes we wonder what the turtles are doing under the sand Some readers may wonder just who the woman and girl in the photographs actually are, but all nature lovers should appreciate the generous smattering of facts and clear photos here.
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The book is filled with astute observations about turtles as well as cautions about how lights from houses along the beach or even flashlights can disorient them when they are heading to see. It's amazing how such a little thing can make all the difference in the world, and it's inspiring to read about how one mother passes on her own passion for turtles to her daughter. While I might have liked to have had more text, young readers and their teachers will surely relish this fascinating book, primarily for those fantastic photographs.
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This heart-warming journal shares the joys of a mother and daughter s special bond and their summer together as Turtle Team volunteers. Photographs blend. This is a companion book to Mary Alice Monroe's novel, Swimming Lessons, the sequel to The Beach House. In the novel, the readers witness a young mother.
This is an amazingly informative book about sea turtles. I loved the photography and explanations for each photograph.
I learned a lot from this book and that it will be a great book for all ages. The excellent photography will help to keep the reader engaged while learning all about sea turtles. Identification of other sea life and shells creates a multipurpose read or study for children to learn about the seacoast.
The back of the book has a special section, "For Creative Minds," which helps t This is an amazingly informative book about sea turtles. The back of the book has a special section, "For Creative Minds," which helps the reader and the adult to guide the child in learning about the wonderful cycle of sea turtles and shell identification. This would be a wonderfully engaging book for families to read prior to a trip to the coast and to take with them. A complimentary copy was provided by Arbordale to facilitate this review.
No compensation was received and opinions expressed are those of the reviewer. Jun 29, Nana Kitteh rated it did not like it Shelves: This is not a novel. Just some pretty pictures and a few words about sea turtles.
This is the journal Toy is writing. The "For Creative Minds" Section includes: References to this work on external resources. If Apple Books doesn't open, click the Books app in your Dock. Sylvan Dell Publishing Bolero Ozon.
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Jun 19, Candi marked it as to-read Shelves: Apr 29, Paige rated it it was amazing. Great connection so sweet to see the connection between book and journal. I never tire of reading about the beautiful South Carolina Low Country! Sheree Bingham rated it it was amazing Dec 24, Cathy rated it really liked it Aug 08, Kelly Adamcik rated it really liked it Feb 03, K rated it it was amazing Aug 13, Gretchen rated it it was amazing Jan 23, Nancy rated it liked it Jun 21, Regina Hefner rated it really liked it Jul 24, Jane Humane rated it liked it Feb 12, Michele rated it it was amazing Jan 05,