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9 edition of The disappearing island found in the catalog.

The disappearing island

by Corinne Demas

  • 35 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cape Cod (Mass.)
    • Subjects:
    • Islands -- Fiction,
    • Tides -- Fiction,
    • Grandmothers -- Fiction,
    • Birthdays -- Fiction,
    • Cape Cod (Mass.) -- Fiction

    • About the Edition

      To celebrate her ninth birthday, Carrie"s grandmother takes her by boat to Billingsgate Island in Cape Cod, an island that is only visible during low tides.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Corinne Demas ; illustrated by Ted Lewin.
      GenreFiction.
      ContributionsLewin, Ted, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.B61917 Di 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL375836M
      ISBN 10068980539X
      LC Control Number98037733
      OCLC/WorldCa39897284

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Disappearing Island, Ponce Inlet, FL. 63K likes. During low tide every day, an island appears as the water recedes at the inlet where Ponce Inlet and New Smyrna almost meet.5/5(1). Kindergarten-Grade 3-This book is based on Billingsgate Island off the coast of Cape Cod, which has eroded over the past years, changing from a prosperous fishing community to a sandbar that is only accessible at low tide.

Carrie's grandmother has a unique ninth birthday gift for her: a sand dollar and trip to "the disappearing island."/5(4). Disappearing island is a natural phenomenon. Here one minute and gone the next at the whim of the tide.

But while it's above water line its a great place to meet people and make friends/5(43). This book is a remarkable and timeless work of art as well as a wealth of knowledge. There are, sadly, too many places on the Bay that are gone forever, and many that are almost gone, due to time, tide and weather.

This book gives the reader a wonderful history of each island, as well as magnificent photographs, and even GPS locations for each/5(18). A Disappearing Island book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5.

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Eight in in the Solomon off the coast of Hokkaido, there’s also been a. Stories of islands that have disappeared beneath the sea have long exerted a powerful hold over the human imagination.

This beautifully told and illustrated story hints at some of the reasons why this may be so. On Carrie’s ninth birthday, her grandmother gives her a small box containing a perfect sand dollar and a note promising to take her to Billingsgate Island (a real place off the coast Author: Corinne Demas.

The Disappearing Island Corinne Demas, Author, Ted Lewin, Illustrator Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing $16 (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Halfway through the book, I found myself praying (in a manner most blasphemous and un-Baptist) that a tidal wave would engulf the island, and that the "Bay Tearing a fourth-grader away from his Poe, his Tolkien, his Stoker (and his totally cool books on dinosaurs, Indians, knights, rocks, plants, folktales, ghost stories, etc.) and forcing him /5.

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Blog Stats 2, hits. Get this from a library. The disappearing island. [Corinne Demas; Ted Lewin] -- To celebrate her ninth birthday, Carrie's grandmother takes her by boat to Billingsgate Island in Cape Cod, an island that is only visible during low tides. Locals were alerted to the islet’s possible disappearance in September after the author Hiroshi Shimizu visited Sarufutsu to write a sequel to his picture book on Japan’s “hidden” islands.

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