The spell of rain, gulls, a foggy morning, the excitement of sailing, the quiet of the night, the sudden terror of a hurricane, and the peace of a Maine island as a family packs up to leave are shown in poetic language and vibrant, evocative pictures.

The spell of rain, gulls, a foggy morning, the excitement of sailing, the quiet of the night, the sudden terror of a hurricane, and the peace of a Maine island as a family packs up to leave are shown in poetic language and vibrant, evocative pictures.

I downloaded this on my Nook and just started using it. I LOVE the stories in it. I found out the back story to Mary had a little Lamb! Who knew!

I downloaded this on my Nook and just started using it. I LOVE the stories in it. I found out the back story to Mary had a little Lamb! Who knew!

Burt Dow, Deep-Water Man (Picture Puffins) by Robert McCloskey, http://www.amazon.com/dp/014050978X/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_QGiKqb0TBQ0ZM

Burt Dow, Deep-Water Man (Picture Puffins) by Robert McCloskey, http://www.amazon.com/dp/014050978X/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_QGiKqb0TBQ0ZM

Teaching: Multicultural Literature; folktales from diverse cultures(common core 3rd grade standard); moral or lesson (cc 3rd gr standard)

Teaching: Multicultural Literature; folktales from diverse cultures(common core 3rd grade standard); moral or lesson (cc 3rd gr standard)

It's about a group of real life friends who created their own imaginary town with its own government. They made their town on a hill in Arizona complete with stones, homes, their own money, ice cream parlors, and even a mayor.

It's about a group of real life friends who created their own imaginary town with its own government. They made their town on a hill in Arizona complete with stones, homes, their own money, ice cream parlors, and even a mayor.

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