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Hello Ocean by Pam Muñoz Ryan
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Hello Ocean

by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Other authors: Mark Astrella (Illustrator)

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This is a great book about a little girl at the ocean. The reader sees the ocean through her eyes
age 3-5
  Lilith13 | Jun 9, 2018 |
In this descriptive book, it shows the details and experiences felt at the ocean beach.
  Kalei808 | Jun 6, 2018 |
This book discusses the ocean through the five senses and descriptive words.
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  TUCC | Apr 24, 2018 |
This book is about a girl who goes to the beach, and is talking about all of the characteristics of the beach, and the things she hears and sees. She talks about what she can touch, and feel. She describes the ocean to us, and the beach.
  Rebecalynn | Feb 18, 2018 |
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In this book, a young girl and her family go to the beach for the day. The girl describes her surrounding vividly, using each of her five senses to bring the ocean to the reader. At the end of the story, the girl and her family pack up and head home, promising to return soon.
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This is an excellent example of realistic fiction. Not only could this book take place in today's world,the authors use of imagery brings the real world place to the reader. This experience, paired with detailed illustrations, makes this book come to life and pulls the reader in.
Use:
1. One way to use this book would be in a mini lesson on the essential literacy strategy of visualizing. While reading, the author can conduct a think-aloud to show how the author's use of descriptive language helps the reader to create vivid mental images.
2. Another way to utilize this text would be during a writing lesson on the five senses. After reading, the teacher can have the students practice using their five senses to describe a place by having them describe their favorite place using descriptive language for all five senses.
Age Appropriateness: intermediate
Media: acrylics on airbrush paper ( )
  rstewart15 | Dec 6, 2017 |
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This is great book to use with preschool children. The rhyming rhythmic structure makes it fun to read and delightful for children to here. The illustrations are absolutely brightly realistic and look as if their ns of coming out of the book. Her descriptions of the ocean can provide lots discussion and open ended questions with young children.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0881069884, Paperback)

Spend a day at the beach, and take in the ocean through the senses of sight, hearing, feeling, taste, and smell in this lively romp through sand and waves. Glorious illustrations of water, sun, and sky accompany brief, evocative verses, making this a perfect keepsake of a seaside vacation or a striking introduction to the pleasures of a day by the ocean.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:05:17 -0400)

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Using rhyming text, a child describes the wonder of the ocean experienced through each of her five senses.

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3 editions of this book were published by Charlesbridge.

Editions: 0881069884, 1570913722, 0881069876

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