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Children's Books related to the ocean, seashore, boats, pirates, mermaids and more.

Paperback, Susan Marie Conrad , 94pages, 8 x 8, ISBN: 9780578501352
"Wildly Inside" transports you through the Inside Passage of British Columbia and Southeast Alaska--a visual journey where you'll smell the muskiness of a whale's breath, hear the thunderous waves of a wide-awake ocean, feel the reverberations of the big ships passing by, and be totally...

Hardcover, Sophie Blackall, 48pages, 7.5 x 12, ISBN: 9780316362382
Winner of the 2019 Caldecott Medal   A beloved picture book from two-time Caldecott Medal award-winner Sophie Blackall that transports readers to the seaside in timeless, nautical splendor!   Watch the days and seasons pass as the wind blows, the fog rolls in, and icebergs...

Paperback, Amanda Neal, 20pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9781937196196
If properly looked after, diesel engines can be amazingly reliable. We got 14,300 hours out of our Volvo TMD31 engine, with almost no problems. You now know that engines need clean fuel, power to start, adequate cooling and lubrication, clean air and preventative maintenance. When you meet these...

Hardcover, Tyler Benson, 32pages, 10 x 10, ISBN: 9780989284615
The Chicago to Mackinac Island sailboat race has entered the final mile of their 333 mile journey, but they're in trouble.  An overnight weather shift is causing high gusts and huge waves.  More than 350 sailboats are trying to make it to the finish line in the Round Island Passage.  The Coast...

Hardcover, Ellen and Ed Zacko, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9781732318205

Paperback, Behan Gifford, Sara Dawn Johnson, Michael Robertson, 320pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781929214334
“A treasure-trove of useful, well-organized information on sea-going parenting.” —Gary “Cap’n Fatty” Goodlander, Author of Buy, Outfit and Sail     Choosing a boat that is right for your family; handling the naysayers; keeping your children safe, healthy and entertained...

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Hardcover, Zora and David Aiken, 32pages, 8.5 x 9.4 x 0.4, ISBN: 9780764341847
"Boating time is family time as everyone often shares both the work and the fun. Even young children are eager to help and, once their curiosity is aroused, they'll look for ways to learn more about boating. All About Boats: A to Z shows the youngest crew members the purpose of the many things...

Paperback, Dee Cache, 32pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780764339820
This book will have kids coloring their way to learning about boating. It explains the sometimes confusing terms boaters use in an easy-to-understand and fun way. What is the bow on a boat? What does SOS mean? What about the flags on the boats? Everything you ever wanted to know about boating is...

Paperback, Jerry Pallotta, 32pages, 8.5 x 11.4, ISBN: 9780881060768
Be prepared for a few surprises when Danny ventures out into the bay in his dory. Although taking the dory out solo is strictly forbidden, Danny cannot resist the calm waters of the bay. And that's where the adventure begins. He thinks rowing into a school of bluefish is trouble enough, but...

Hardcover, Stephen Savage, 32pages, 9 x 0.3 x 9.1, ISBN: 9781596436480
Little Tug may not be very tall or very fast, but when the big ships in the harbor need help, they know they can count on him to be there with a push, a pull, and a ride to safety. But what happens when Little Tug gets tired?   This simple, endearing book with a charming retro feel...

Hardcover, Tyler Benson, 10 x 10, ISBN: 9780615627373
One windy, November day, a cry for help comes into the Coast Guard Station in St. Ignace, Michigan. A plane has crashed on Mackinac Island and it's up to The Guardians of the Straits to answer the call. The Coasties quickly rush to their motor lifeboat, along with their newest and most fearless...

Hardcover, Tyler Benson, 10 x 10, ISBN: 9780989284608
One windy, November day, a cry for help comes into the Coast Guard Station in St. Ignace, Michigan. A plane has crashed on Mackinac Island and it's up to The Guardians of the Straits to answer the call. The Coasties quickly rush to their motor lifeboat, along with their newest and most fearless...

Hardcover, Dennis Nolan, ISBN: 9781596434707
On a beautiful sunlit beach, a girl builds a magnificent sandcastle. As night falls the girl heads for home. Waves move ever closer to the castle, threatening its survival. Suddenly, in one of its windows, a light comes on . . . Sea of Dreams is a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Picture Books...

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Hardcover, The Jolly Steamship, 32pages, 8.2 x 11.4 x 0.4, ISBN: 9780735841277
The Jolly Steamship is ready to set sail! All the passengers, except a hard-to-please Pekinese, love watching the weird and wonderful creatures they meet on their journey-from diving dolphins, smiling seals, and wallowing whales to a jazzy octopus and a dishy jellyfishy. When the Jolly Steamship...

Hardcover, Gary Kent, 32pages, 9 x 0.2 x 12, ISBN: 9781550175912
This follow-up to the bestselling book Fishing with Gubby (Harbour Publishing, 2010) continues the adventures of Gubby, a commercial salmon fisherman, who heads home to his village on the Sunshine Coast at the end of another long season. His beloved old boat, the Flounder, is worn out and he...

Hardcover, Marcia K. Vaughan, 32pages, 10 x 0.4 x 11.5, ISBN: 9781582700076
Abbie's father falls ill and she is left alone to care for the lighthouse. Based on a true story. Vibrant illustrations.

Hardcover, Richard Henderson, illustrated by Jennifer Heyd Wharton, 41pages, 11 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780870334429
This beautifully illustrated book introduces children to the basics of sailing. Adam, a young boy from the city, yearns to learn how to sail. When his aunt and uncle invite him to visit one summer, his cousin Beth takes him out in her sailboat. Beth shows Adam many of the things he will need to...

Paperback, Deborah Lock, 32pages, 5.9 x 0.2 x 9, ISBN: 9780756625504
Dive beneath the surface of the ocean and learn all about the world of underwater craft. A Learning to Read Level One book.

Paperback, Elinor DeWire, 75pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780945092551
Includes read-aloud stories, word games, puzzles, coloring pages, art activities, poems, biographies of famous lighthouse people, cartoons, scrambles, trivia and much more. Fun for any lighthouse fan of any age.

Paperback, Hildegarde H. Swift & Lynd Ward, 58pages, 9 x 10, ISBN: 9780152045739
This very important lighthouse stands tucked beneath the George Washington Bridge spanning the Hudson. Here is the story of how the little lighthouse learned that it was still very important and needed.

Paperback, Holling Clancy Holling, 64pages, 8.75 x 11, ISBN: 9780395292037
Wonderfully illustrated story of a small canoe carved by an Indian boy and the journey it makes from Lake Superior all the way to the Atlantic Ocean. Maps on nearly every page help the reader follow the harrowing, instructive trip.

Paperback, Jean Lee Latham, 251pages, 5.5 x 8.25, ISBN: 9780618250745
A richly told biography of Nathaniel Bowditch's journey from modest beginnings through rigorous self-education to his triumphant and innovative mastery of marine navigation and the publication of his famous work, American Practical Navigator.

Paperback, Anita Lobel, 48pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780060005375
A counting book, a day-of-the-week book and a month book all in one place between lovely covers. Nice artwork. Ages 4 and up.

Hardcover, Kate & Jim McMullan, 36pages, 11.25 x 95, ISBN: 9780060092900
Big format, engagingly illustrated look at just what mighty tugboats do around the harbor and how they do it.
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