Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 4 to 9
- Grade: p to 4
Sarah and her brother, Michael, are not happy when they learn that they will be going down home for Christmas. But when they see what a Newfoundland Christmas has to offer, they quickly change their minds! Join Sarah and Michael as they taste delicious Newfoundland treats, chop down their own Christmas tree, go on a sleigh ride, and experience their first Christmas in outport Newfoundland.?xml:namespace prefix="o" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
With beautiful illustrations and a helpful glossary of words from Newfoundland and Labrador, this charming book is one that your family will enjoy for many Christmases to come!
About the author
Dawn Baker has been a visual artist and children’s writer since 1992. A graduate of Memorial University with a Bachelor of Education and a certificate in library studies, she served on the board of directors of The Rooms from 2006 until 2019. In 2015, Dawn served as a juror for the Governor General’s Literary Awards and toured Ontario as part of TD Canadian Children’s Book Week. East Coast Counting is the twelfth book that she has published with Flanker Press.
- Short-listed, Heritage and History Book Awards, Children’s/YA Literature Category