About the Author
Anita Sanchez is especially fascinated by plants and animals that no one loves. "Leaflets Three, Let it Be! The Story of Poison Ivy" is a children's picture book, designed to help the youngest explorers appreciate and avoid poison ivy. She was an environmental educator for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for many years. She lives on a farm in upstate New York, but spent her childhood on Cape Ann, the site of her historical novel The Invasion of Sandy Bay.
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The warship took shape in the gloom, slowing to a glide as the flapping sails were furled with a rattle and clatter. The tops of the great masts were hidden in the fog. Gilded carving decorated the frigate's bow and stern, just visible through the streamers of mist, and Lemuel spelled out the curving gold letters of her name: Nymph. —FROM THE BOOK
Excerpted from "The Invasion of Sandy Bay"
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I recommend this to anyone who likes historical fiction with a sense of fun.