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FLYING DEEP: CLIMB INSIDE DEEP SEA SUBMERSIBLE ALVIN, Michelle Cusolito

Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 2:00pm

Join East City Bookshop and Michelle Cusolito, author of Flying Deep: Climb Inside Deep Sea Submersible Alvin for a featured storytime. 

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Climb aboard Alvin, the famous deep-sea submersible credited with helping to find the Titanic, and take a trip two miles down to the bottom of the ocean.

Experience a day in the life of an Alvin pilot and join scientists at the seafloor to collect samples and conduct research. Along the way, discover what one wears, eats, and talks about during a typical eight-hour trip in a underwater craft and find out more about the animals that live deep in our oceans. Extensive back matter explains how Alvin works, describes the author’s research, and includes a glossary and further reading.

“An appealing, exhilarating, and informative vicarious journey of discovery” —Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW


Michelle Cusolito spent her childhood mucking about in the fields, forests, and swamps around the farm where she grew up in southeastern Massachusetts. As an exchange student in high school, she temporarily traded rural living for city life in Cebu, Philippines. These early experiences set her on her current course exploring nature and culture like the locals. She spent 10 wonderful years as a grade 4 teacher. Now, when she's not mucking around in the world, she's usually in her office or local coffee shop weaving these experiences into stories for children.

Flying Deep: Climb Inside Deep-Sea Submersible Alvin Cover Image
By Michelle Cusolito, Nicole Wong (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781580898119
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Charlesbridge - May 22nd, 2018