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One of the most fascinating stories in nature is the life cycle of the Pacific salmon. This lyrical, beautiful non-fiction picture book tells the story of one coho, Sumi, from her birth in a remote creek, to her final hours when she spawns and then dies.

All phases of Sumi's life are shown from her trip down river to the ocean; her time as a fully mature fish swimming in the great seas; to the most fascinating and mysterious period in the life cycle of these magic animals, the determined return against great obstacles to her birthplace.

Many thousands of people come to witness these last great moments in the lives of salmon because it is such a moving and interesting phenomenon. As wild salmon become rarer due to our exploitation of their environment and the consequent destruction of their habitat, as well as of our abusive over-fishing practices, their story engages us more than ever. This book is a plea for protection of salmon and of the natural world which they inhabit. An afterward presents the factual basis for the book and amplifies on the poetic text.

Synopsis:

The brief life of Sumi, a coho salmon, is the subject of this lyrical picture book. All phases of Sumi's life are shown, from her trip downriver to the ocean; to her time as a mature fish swimming in the great seas; to the most mysterious period in her life cycle, the determined return against great obstacles to the remote creak of her birthplace. Thousands of people come to witness the last great moments in the lives of salmon because it is such a moving and interesting phenomenon.

Annette LeBox's poetic text and Karen Reczuch's shimmering illustrations offer young readers a lesson in ecology and a touching story of the natural world.

Synopsis:

Using simple words and striking pictures, the story of the brief life of Sumi, a coho salmon, is told. All phases of Sumi's life are shown, from her trip downriver to the ocean; to her time as a mature fish swimming in the great seas; to the most mysterious period in her life cycle--the determined return against great obstacles to the remote creek of her birthplace. Full-color illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780888996442
Author:
Reczuch, Karen
Publisher:
Groundwood Books
Illustrator:
Reczuch, Karen
Author:
Reczuch, Karen
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Situations / General
Subject:
Situations / General
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Description:
First Trade Paper Edition
Publication Date:
20050231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color illustrations throughout
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11 x 8.75 in 8 oz
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 32 pages Groundwood Books - English 9780888996442 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
The brief life of Sumi, a coho salmon, is the subject of this lyrical picture book. All phases of Sumi's life are shown, from her trip downriver to the ocean; to her time as a mature fish swimming in the great seas; to the most mysterious period in her life cycle, the determined return against great obstacles to the remote creak of her birthplace. Thousands of people come to witness the last great moments in the lives of salmon because it is such a moving and interesting phenomenon.

Annette LeBox's poetic text and Karen Reczuch's shimmering illustrations offer young readers a lesson in ecology and a touching story of the natural world.

"Synopsis" by , Using simple words and striking pictures, the story of the brief life of Sumi, a coho salmon, is told. All phases of Sumi's life are shown, from her trip downriver to the ocean; to her time as a mature fish swimming in the great seas; to the most mysterious period in her life cycle--the determined return against great obstacles to the remote creek of her birthplace. Full-color illustrations.
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