Saturday Is Swimming Day

Saturday Is Swimming Day

Book - 2018
Average Rating:
Rate this:
1
"Swimming lessons are on Saturdays, and every Saturday one little girl has a stomachache. When she gets to the pool it's loud, the floor is wet and slippery, and her swim cap is too tight. Her swimming instructor, Mary, says it's OK to sit by the edge if she doesn't want to get in the water this week. The next Saturday the girl has a stomachache again, but with Mary's gentle encouragement, she eventually manages to make it into the pool to practice her kicks. Little by little, the girl's confidence grows -- until one Saturday comes around when she has no stomachache at all! In a charming and relatable story about trying something new, author-illustrator Hyewon Yum shows that sometimes a little bravery and a lot of patience are all you need to face your fear" --From the publisher.
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, ©2018
ISBN: 9780763691172
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,colour illustrations ;,24 cm.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

nmaryann Jul 18, 2018

"The pool was loud, and the floor was slippery and cold. My head felt tight inside my swim cap. And my stomach still hurt."

A comforting story for young readers anxious about trying swimming lessons, or other new activities, for the first time. Through the supportive words of her mother, and the patience of her swim teacher Mary, this young girl slowly gains the comfort and confidence to practice her kicks and float like a starfish in the water.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at Library

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top