Stunning illustrations show the striking contrast between a sparkling seaside day and the darkness underground where the miners dig. Author’s note. Full-color illustrations.
Town Is by the SeaBook Verdict
ISBN: 9781554988716 Format: Print Book Edition: Hardcover edition Publisher: Groundwood Page Count: 52 Lexile: Level: AD550L Awards & Honors: 2018 Greenaway Medal Winner
2018 TD Canadian Children's Literature Award Winner
2018 MLA Mitten Award Honor
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