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Mama, Across the Sea

Title

Mama, Across the Sea

Authors

Alex Godard

Illustrator

Alex Godard

Publisher

Holt & Company

Publication Year

2000

ISBN

9780805061611

Pages

48 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

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

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Kinship care; grandparents raising grandchild

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Latinx (Caribbean)

Family Formation

grandmother and grandfather

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; beaches

Diversity Impact

direct

Mama, Across the Sea


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