Thank you for purchasing our April 2019 Family Reading Crate – “Books at Sea” crate.

As stated in the enclosed booklet, the following page contains all of the extras that you could use to further enhance the experience of going through this month’s offering. You will find a PDF of activity printables, helpful links of other related topics, movies or documentaries you could watch, or additional books to purchase or borrow from the library.

Happy Reading!

Books at Sea Sub Box Printables

Helpful Links:

Everything You Need to Know to Read Homer’s “Odyssey” – This Ted Ed video is a great intro to Homer and The Odyssey.

The Elizabeth Islands – this site is actually about boating and is referencing thi islands in current day, but it might be interesting to see pictures and read about the islands today.

The World’s Ugliest Animal! | SciShowKids – This fun video is full of information about Blobfish!

Additional Books to Read:

Younger Readers:

Time of Wonder 
The Odyssey
The Deep-Sea Floor
Down, Down, Down: A Journey to the Bottom of the Sea
Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless Scientist 
Great Sharky Shark: A Tale of a Big Hunter

Middle Grade:

The Cay
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
Call it Courage
Pippi in the South Seas
A Crack in the Sea (Came in the Sept. 2018 Journey to Other Worlds crate)
A Tear in the Ocean

Young Adult/Adult:

Life of Pi
We Were Liars
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society
And Then There Were None
To Kill a Kingdom
The Watch That Ends the Night
The Wicked Deep

Family Friendly Movies:

Finding Nemo (rated G) and Finding Dory (rated PG)
Moana (rated PG)
Life of Pi (rated PG)
Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl (rated PG-13)
Master and Commander (rated PG-13)




May 2019 “Books in Space!” Family Reading Crate 

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