Nicola's Floating Home
Created by Bobbie Kalman, author of more than 180 bestselling children's books, Crabapples are "starter" non-fiction books for primary students. Each entertaining book features fascinating, easy-to-understand information along with awesome full-color photos and illustrations on animals, sea life, machinery and many other subjects kids are curious about. They also contain the all-important glossary and index young students need to do reports.
Ten-year-old Nicola has lived on a sailboat since she was a baby. This unique book describes her adventurous life at sea as she visits new places and makes friends around the world.
Other topics include:
-- the parts of a sailboat, sailing equipment, and navigation terms
-- concepts such as friendship, family, home, responsibility and education
-- safety and conservation
-- the importance of weather