Adelina's Whales by Richard Sobol

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Adelina is a ten-year-old girl who lives in a quiet fishing village in Baja California, Mexico. Adelina has some very special friends-the gray whales-that come every year to spend the winter months and give birth to their calves in the protected lagoon near her home.

This beautifully photographed photo-essay introduces young readers to a very special way of life, offering insights into the world of these giant mammals of the sea.

Text and photographs by Richard Sobol.
 

About Richard Sobol

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Richard Sobol is a Boston-based photographer whose work has appeared in "National Geographic", "Time", "Newsweek", "Outside", and many other publications.
 
Published June 23, 2003 by Dutton Juvenile. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Photojournalist Sobol contrasts ten-year-old Adelina Mayoral’s life in a Mexican fishing village with that of the gray whales that spend three months in the water just offshore.

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