Sunrise Summer

By: Matthew Swanson, 

Age: 2+  | Published by: Imprint

ISBN: 9781250080585

Sunrise Summer is a picture book by writer Matthew Swanson and illustrator Robbi Behr that celebrates self-confidence and empowerment, as a girl’s role changes in her family’s fishing expeditions. When a girl and her family travel four thousand miles from home, it’s not your typical summer vacation. Everything is different on the Alaskan tundra—where the grizzly bears roam and the sockeye salmon swim—including the rules. A girl can do things she wouldn’t, and couldn’t, do at home. She can wake up at midnight to work with her mom on a fishing crew. She can learn what it means to be an essential part of a team. She can become a braver, stronger, and ever-more capable version of herself. She can take her next big step. She’s ready for her first real sunrise. An Imprint Book

adventure,  Alaska,  alternative lifestyle,  Bristol Bay,  Coffee Point,  drifters,  experience,  fishing,  gill net,  June,  lake,  ocean,  salmon,  set-net fishing,  sockeye salmon,  stream,  summer,