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Island Summer

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Everybody has -- or would like to have -- a special summer place, a place of sand and sea and sun, where life is slow and easy and no one can hold a grudge for long. Catherine Stock's lyrical text and sunny watercolors take readers to Just such a place, capturing the pleasures of summer for readers to enjoy all year long.
Published July 1st 1999 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Aug 26, 2013 rated it liked it
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I really enjoyed reading this book to my class this year. After reading the Ghost Eye Tree and discussing the relationship between setting and mood, this was a great way to show how a different setting has a relationship to the mood of the book. I will definitely use this duo together again to teach setting/mood.
Dec 09, 2010 rated it liked it
A happy summer on a Greek island, nicely written. An exotic locale, but any child who has spent a week at the beach will recognize the experience.
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