In a Village by the Sea
Written in a spare, lyrical style using fresh, evocative imagery, Village by the Sea tells the story of longing for the comforts of home. A perfect book for teaching about diverse cultures and lifestyles through rich pictures and words, moving from the wide world to the snugness of home and back out again.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Fiction, Picture Books|
|Number of Pages||32|
Illustrator: April Chu
April Chu began her career as an architect. She lives and works in Oakland, California. Her previous book, In a Village by the Sea, received starred reviews from Kirkus and Publishers Weekly.
Author: Muon Van
Muon Van was born on the run in the southern port city of Rach Gia, Vietnam. When she was nine months old, she left Vietnam as part of the "boat people" mass exodus. She now lives in Northern California. Her previous book, In a Village by the Sea, is also a family story.