Coral Reefs by Jason Chin

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During an ordinary visit to the library, a girl pulls a not-so-ordinary book from the shelves. As she turns the pages in this book about coral reefs, the city around her slips away and she finds herself surrounded by the coral cities of the sea and the mysterious plants and animals that live, hunt, and hide there.

About Jason Chin

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Jason Chin is the author and artist of the Roaring Brook titles Coral Reefs and the award-winning Redwoods, which Kirkus Reviews called, "an inventive eye-opening adventure." This is his third book with Roaring Brook Press. Jason lives with his wife Deirdre, also an artist, and his son in Vermont.
Published October 25, 2011 by Flash Point. 40 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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A book on coral reefs transforms the New York Public Library into a reef for its reader as she eagerly learns about those who make and dwell in those unique ecosystems, "cities of the sea."

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At the New York Public Library, a sandy-haired girl picks up the very book readers have in their hands, and as she reads, the library transforms into a coral reef.

Sep 19 2011 | Read Full Review of Coral Reefs

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The fascinating mystery surrounding reefs is what draws one little girl to the library in Jason Chin’s newest children’s book, Coral Reefs.

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