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Mama, Across the Sea

Title

Mama, Across the Sea

Authors

Alex Godard

Illustrator

Alex Godard

Publisher

Holt & Company

Pages

41 pages

Publication Year

2000

ISBN

9780805061611

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Kinship care; grandparents raising grandchild

Annotation

Although she loves the sunny island where she lives with her grandparents, Cecile longs to see her mother again.

Grade Level

PK-1, K-3

Family Formation

multi-generational

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

none

Race/Ethnicities

Caribbean

Awards

Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 13th Edition, 2002; Best Children's Books of the Year, 2001; Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001

Keywords

Caribbean life; Port Royal Beach; stories; reading and writing; boats; fishing

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Mama, Across the Sea

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