The Sea Chest

The Sea Chest

Book - 2002
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A young girl listens as her great-aunt, a lighthouse keeper's daughter, tells of her childhood living on a Maine island, and of the infant that washed ashore after a storm.
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2002
ISBN: 9780803727038
0803727038
Branch Call Number: PB
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: GrandPré, Mary - Illustrator

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FindingJane Aug 23, 2016

This stirring tale told in free-form poetry is a deceptively simple yet moving tale about a baby rescued from the sea. The lovely oil illustrations of Ms. Grandpré lend their quiet dignity to this tale of familial love that expands to take in a tiny stranger. The scenes of the ocean are particularly lovely, including wondrous sparkles that can only be seen when the sun hits the sea.

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grizzlygrace
Jul 11, 2013

a family lived on an island. mom, dad, and daughter. it was stormy so the dad went to the light house and lit it... there was a ship wreck and a chest washed up and inside they found a baby and a note. the note was from the captain and his wife. it basically said that whoever found the chest should take care of the baby, since it's real parents were now dead. so they took care of the little girl. the end...

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