Suggested Questions about Beaches and Coastal Areas:
Have you ever been to a beach? Where did you go? If you have never been to a beach, where would you like to go?
Why do Adèle and Simon need to shout to hear each other while on the beach? As indicated in the description of the page, the children are pictured in one of the windiest areas of the United States.
Are all beaches located along the ocean? (Many larger lakes have beaches as well.)
Are all beaches the same? Look at the beach and its surroundings in the illustration in the book. Does that picture look like the beaches you know? Follow these links to view photos of various coastal areas in North America: