In a Village by the Sea

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

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.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-939547-15-6
$16.95 $12.71
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Copyright 2015
Publisher Creston Books
Imprint Creston Books
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2015-05-12
BISACS JUV030020, JUV043000, JUV009080
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 10 x 9
Guided Reading Level I
ATOS Reading Level 2.4
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 171967
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Original artwork

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.