Time of Wonder - A Caldecott Award Book Author:Robert McCloskey Beautifully illustrated "living book" with color pictures and a poetic text. Describes a family's summer on a Maine island: the excitement of sailing, the terror of a hurricane, and the peace and beauty of the surroundings. Winner of the 1958 Caldecott Medal. Follows the activities of two children spending their summer vacation on an island off ... more »the coast of Maine.« less
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For those who homeschool and use a living-books curriculum, this is a must-have. Filled with descriptions of summer life in coastal Maine: swimming, diving off rock cliffs, boating, gardening, viewing sea life, and more. Made me want to move to Penobscot Bay!