Salmon summer

Book Cover
Average Rating
Houghton Mifflin Company,
Pub. Date:
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 3.7 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
Every summer the salmon return to spawn in the streams of Kodiak Island, Alaska, and nine-year-old Alex, a native Aleut, comes here to fish with his family as his ancestors did.The abundant salmon are a source of food for the bears, eagles, foxes, magpies, gulls, and best of all, Alex's family.Bruce McMillan lived with the Shugak family at their fishing camp in Moser Bay, Kodiak Island.Here, with his Alaskan native hosts, he ate smoked salmon, salmon-berries, and tamuuq.This close-up look at another way of life in the United States will fascinate young readers.With crisp photographs and a text rich in detail, Salmon Summer captures the natural beauty of the Alaskan island and the intense bond of family and tradition, revealing a faraway place seen by few outsiders.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
Accelerated Reader:
Level 3.7, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID e7ffa6c7-4636-c2c3-1b3a-39f36414b07a
Grouping Title salmon summer
Grouping Author mcmillan bruce
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-02-22 04:20:51AM
Last Indexed 2019-07-21 04:29:49AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 0.5
accelerated_reader_reading_level 3.7
author McMillan, Bruce.
author_display McMillan, Bruce
available_at_santafe Main Library, Southside Branch
detailed_location_santafe Main Childrens Picture Book, Southside Childrens Picture Book
display_description A photo essay describing a young native Alaskan boy fishing for salmon on Kodiak Island as his ancestors have done for generations.
format_category_santafe Books
format_santafe Book
id e7ffa6c7-4636-c2c3-1b3a-39f36414b07a
isbn 9780395845448
item_details ils:.b11796509|.i13333501|Main Childrens Picture Book|799.1 McM|||1|false|false|||||*CHECK SHELF*||me||, ils:.b11796509|.i15765040|Southside Childrens Picture Book|799.1 McM|||1|false|false|||||*CHECK SHELF*||ce||
itype_santafe Regular Circ
last_indexed 2019-07-21T10:29:49.949Z
lexile_score 710
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_santafe 799.1 McM
owning_library_santafe Santa Fe Public Library
owning_location_santafe Main Library, Southside Branch
primary_isbn 9780395845448
publishDate 1998
record_details ils:.b11796509|Book|Books||English|Houghton Mifflin Company,|1998.|32 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b11796509 .i13333501 On Shelf *CHECK SHELF* false true true false false true 9999
ils:.b11796509 .i15765040 On Shelf *CHECK SHELF* false true true false false true 9999
subject_facet Indians of North America -- Alaska, Kodiak Island (Alaska), Salmon fishing -- Alaska
title_display Salmon summer
title_full Salmon summer / written and photo-illustrated by Bruce McMillan
title_short Salmon summer
topic_facet Indians of North America, Salmon fishing