Can You Hear the Sea?

by Judy Cumberbatch
Illustrated by Ken Wilson-Max

This story is very bright and fun! It is a cute story that would go great with a unit on sea shells. Sarah's grandpa gives her a "magic" sea shell and tells her that if she listens closely she would be able to hear the sea. Well, Sarah goes through the entire week and hears all different kinds of sounds, but NOT the sea. Finally a week later, sitting quietly with her grandpa, she closes her eyes and is able to hear the sea. I think we will definitely use this book when we work on the character trait attentiveness!