Maya's World: Mikale of Hawaii (Pictureback(R))

Maya's World: Mikale of Hawaii (Pictureback(R))

Maya Angelou

Language: English

Pages: 24

ISBN: 0375828354

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


MIKALE LIVES IN OAHU—one of the beautiful Hawaiian islands, surrounded by water. He also happens to be afraid of the ocean! Luckily, his uncle and a little pet fish teach Mikale something about having confidence in your abilities.

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Rockwell. — 1st ed.   p. cm. — (A Random House pictureback) SUMMARY: Mikale, a young Hawaiian boy, learns to swim with help from his uncle. ISBN 978-0-375-82835-5 (trade) ISBN 978-0-375-92835-2 (lib. bdg.) ISBN 978-0-449-81832-9 (ebook) [1. Fear—Fiction. 2. Swimming—Fiction. 3. Uncles—Fiction. 4. Hawaii—Fiction.] I. Rockwell, Lizzy, ill. II. Title. III. Series. PZ7.A5833Mi 2004 [E]—dc22 2003025077 PICTUREBACK, RANDOM HOUSE, and the Random House colophon are registered trademarks of Random House,

Rockwell. — 1st ed.   p. cm. — (A Random House pictureback) SUMMARY: Mikale, a young Hawaiian boy, learns to swim with help from his uncle. ISBN 978-0-375-82835-5 (trade) ISBN 978-0-375-92835-2 (lib. bdg.) ISBN 978-0-449-81832-9 (ebook) [1. Fear—Fiction. 2. Swimming—Fiction. 3. Uncles—Fiction. 4. Hawaii—Fiction.] I. Rockwell, Lizzy, ill. II. Title. III. Series. PZ7.A5833Mi 2004 [E]—dc22 2003025077 PICTUREBACK, RANDOM HOUSE, and the Random House colophon are registered trademarks of Random House,

what it’s like to swim like a fish!” he said. Keiki’la swam around and around happily. At dinner, Mikale’s father and mother clapped for him. “Mako tells me that you are swimming so well,” said his father. “I always knew you would learn one day,” his mother chimed in. And baby Leilani blew a bubble—bloop!—just like Keiki’la. “This calls for a celebration,” said Mikale’s mom. “Let’s have a luau!” So the next day, that’s just what they did. Uncle Mako and Annemarie came, too. “Are you ready

brought you a gift,” said Uncle Mako. “Come and see.” In the living room was a fish tank with one small fish in it. He said, “This is Keiki’la. You must feed him, keep his water fresh, and talk to him every day.” “What would I say?” Mikale wanted to know. “Just tell him why you are afraid of the ocean and listen to what he says. He knows more about swimming than I do,” said Uncle Mako. The next day, Mikale’s uncle took him to a swimming pool and asked him if he was afraid of the water in a

and put your arms around my neck. I’ll swim a few laps with you.” He ducked under the water so Mikale could climb on. Uncle Mako swam back and forth until Mikale felt as though he was doing the swimming. It was fun! That first day, Mikale learned to tread water. That is where you kick and kick your legs to stay afloat. Uncle Mako also taught Mikale how to float on his back and how to put his face in the water and blow out bubbles. Mikale was good at it. He learned that if you are not afraid,

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