Nonfiction Book Award Status: GOLD


Coral Gardens is the fourth book in Patricia Gleichauf’s Under the Sea series. She wrote this book to give a voice to coral, the tiny saltwater animal that plays an essential role in maintaining the health of our world’s oceans. Coral Gardens takes its readers on an amazing and brilliantly colorful journey under the sea.

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Author Bio

Patricia Gleichauf is an award-winning children’s book author. Her books are rhyming lessons about endangered sea creatures and meant to inspire children to care for our oceans.

Patricia lives in upstate NY with her husband, Jack. She is dedicated to children’s literacy. Her goal is to “hook kids on books”. In her spare time, she visits schools and libraries to read her books to all age groups of children, using this time to encourage them to follow their dreams.

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