Once upon a time in France, a baby was born under the summer sun. His parents named him Jacques. As he grew, Jacques fell in love with the sea. He dreamed of breathing beneath the waves and swimming as gracefully as a fish. In fact, he longed to become a manfish.
Jacques Cousteau grew up to become a champion of the seas and one of the best-known oceanographers in the world. In this lovely biography, now in paperback, poetic text and gorgeous paintings come together to create a portrait of Cousteau that is as magical as it is inspiring.
Jennifer Berne, PhD, has been a writing teacher and an educator of writing teachers for 20 years. She began her career as a community college writing instructor, working with struggling readers and writers. Dr. Berne is currently Assistant Professor and Chair of Reading and Language at National-Louis University in Wheeling, Illinois. In addition to teachingMore about Jennifer Berne
Peter Yarrow is best known as a singer and songwriter, especially as a member of the folk group Peter, Paul and Mary. He believes that music from the folk tradition can bring people together in special ways that reveal how much we truly have in common with one another - and that we can be friends, despite our differences. Lenny Lipton, now a well-known indepMore about Eric Puybaret