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Larry Points and Andrea Jauck

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A natural barrier island with lush marshlands, Assateague Island is few minutes from Ocean City, Maryland. The island is home to Assateague Island National Seashore Park and Assateague State Park. Assateague is an American Indian word thought to mean "the marshy place across."

ASSATEAGUE ISLAND OF THE WILD PONIES is a beautifully photographed journal which describes one year in the life of Assateague Island's wild ponies - often seen along the roadside and along the beach. It further describes the island's unique ecosystem, animals and plant life.

These ponies have been made famous in the novel "Misty of Chincoteague" by Marguerite Henry, winner of the 1949 Newbery Medal for "King Of The Wind"

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"Sandy beaches along the Atlantic Ocean are very special places. Each one is a unique world that forms only where the land and sea come together. Beaches are always moving and changing. No two are exactly alike. Yet all beaches are shaped by the power of the ocean."

RIBBONS OF SAND : EXPLORING ATLANTIC BEACHES is a characteristic look through photographs and descriptions of the treasures of the Atlantic beaches- its sands, minerals, mollusks, shells, plantlife, shorebirds and sea animals and "the first areas of the country to greet the rising sun."