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A Symphony of Whales

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Publisher Comments:

Glashka is the only one in her village who can hear the voice of Narna, the whale. That gift leads her to great responsibility one day, when she discovers thousands of whales trapped in an inlet. The narrow route to the sea is rapidly icing over, and every day ice covers more of the open water the whales need to breathe. There seems to be no way out. . . . This story, based on an actual event, tells of a dramatic rescue--a tale of bravery and faith and the power of music.

Synopsis:

Once, humans and whales made music together . . . but that was long ago.

Synopsis:

Glashka can . . . but with that mysterious power comes great responsibility. When she discovers thousands of whales trapped in a rapidly freezing inlet, she knows it is up to her to gather the people of her town to help them.

Based on an actual event, this inspiring story follows Glashka and her people as they come to understand the importance of all life.

About the Author

PETER SYLVADA graduated from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. His first picture book, A Symphony of Whales, won the Christopher Medal and was named a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book and a Smithsonian Magazine Notable Book. He lives in Cardiff, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152016708
ill.:
Sylvada, Peter
Author:
Schuch
Author:
Schuch, Steve
Author:
Steve
Author:
Sylvada, Peter
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
San Diego, Calif. :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Animals - Marine Life
Subject:
Ethnic - Native American
Subject:
Dreams
Subject:
Animals - Mammals
Subject:
Rescue work
Subject:
Whales
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Native American
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Publication Date:
20021001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 1 to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8 x 11 in
Age Level:
06-10

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Product details 32 pages Harcourt Children's Books - English 9780152016708 Reviews:
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Once, humans and whales made music together . . . but that was long ago.

"Synopsis" by ,
Glashka can . . . but with that mysterious power comes great responsibility. When she discovers thousands of whales trapped in a rapidly freezing inlet, she knows it is up to her to gather the people of her town to help them.

Based on an actual event, this inspiring story follows Glashka and her people as they come to understand the importance of all life.

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