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The Serpent Came to Gloucester

Narrated by: John McDonough
Length: 16 mins
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National Book Award Finalist M. T. Anderson is acclaimed for his thought-provoking children’s books. This captivating Junior Library Guild Selection is a rhyming dramatization based on 19th-century accounts of a mysterious sea creature swimming the coastal waters of Massachusetts. As startling news sweeps the summer streets, a curious lad races toward the harbor in disbelief. And yet it’s true! There, frolicking in the water is an enormous sea serpent. The wide-eyed boy can plainly see it. And so can the crowd gathering on Cape Ann’s sandy shores. For weeks, the youth watches the majestic monster - until, suddenly, it disappears.

©2005 M. T. Anderson (P)2006 Recorded Books

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