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At the seashore, or chepchop unai, a young boy named Juan learns how to build sand
sculptures from his uncle. Although he is met with obstacles along the way, Juan keeps
trying until he becomes a talented sand sculptor. Chepchop Unai highlights the beauty and importance of intergenerational sharing in the CHamoru
culture. The book features captivating illustrations of Juan and his family at the
beach and the unique island-inspired sand sculptures he creates there. Chepchop Unai is written mainly in English and utilizes CHamoru words and phrases throughout the
story to help teach the language.
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