One Morning In MaineBook - 1952
A Caldecott Honor Book!
Today is a specidal day for Sal because she gets to go to Buck's Harbour with her dad. But when she wakes up to brush her teeth with her baby sister, she discovers something shocking.... Her tooth is loose!
And that's just the start of a huge day!
Baker & Taylor
A family's experiences in one day include Sally's losing a tooth and a visit to the village
It's a big day for a little girl when she discovers her first loose tooth and makes a trip to the grocery store on the mainland.
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CourtneyHendon thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 4 and 7
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"One of my teeth is loose! It will hurt and I'll have to stay in bed! She came running down the stairs and into the kitchen".
The bright sunlight made her blink, so she pulled the covers up and was just about to go to sleep till she remembered today is the day I am going to Buck's Harbor with my father.......
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One Morning in Maine is about a young girl named Sal who is very excited about a trip with her dad to Buck's Harbour. On the day of the trip, she wakes up only to notice that her tooth is loose and is afraid that she won't be able to go on the trip. The moral to the story is that everyone changes in the growing up process and the book teaches that it is all okay and very normal, while having great illustrations behind it.
Sal, a young girl living in Maine with her father, looses her tooth in the mud while digging for clams. She can't find the tooth but she learns a valuable lesson on small losses and also bout Seagull's feathers. She gets to make a wish and enjoy ice cream all in the same story.
This book is about a young girl, Sal, who loses her first tooth and goes on an adventure to the mainland with her younger sister and father. They spend the day digging for clams, eating ice cream, and having fun along the coast of Maine. In the end, she forgets about the tooth and only seems to care about clam chowder for lunch.
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