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Stowaway
by Karen Hesse and Robert Andrew Parker




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It is known that in the summer of 1768, Captain James Cook sailed from England on H.M.S Endeavour, beginning a three-year voyage around the world on a secret mission to discover an unknown continent at the bottom of the globe. What is less known is that a boy by the name of Nicholas Young was a stowaway on that ship.
Newbery winner Karen Hesse re-creates Cook's momentous voyage through the eyes of this remarkable boy, creating a fictional journal filled with fierce hurricanes, warring natives, and disease, as Nick discovers new lands, incredible creatures, and lifelong friends

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Overview

It is known that in the summer of 1768, Captain James Cook sailed from England on H.M.S Endeavour, beginning a three-year voyage around the world on a secret mission to discover an unknown continent at the bottom of the globe. What is less known is that a boy by the name of Nicholas Young was a stowaway on that ship.
Newbery winner Karen Hesse re-creates Cook's momentous voyage through the eyes of this remarkable boy, creating a fictional journal filled with fierce hurricanes, warring natives, and disease, as Nick discovers new lands, incredible creatures, and lifelong friends

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780689839894
  • ISBN-10: 0689839898
  • Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
  • Publish Date: June 2002
  • Page Count: 320
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-14
  • Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.1 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds


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