Heroes of the Surf
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    May-2012 (Hardcover)
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Adventure on the high seas!

WHAM! The Pliny jolts as if Black Beard himself has just punched her in the belly. Pedro and I slide and smack--bang--into the bulwark.

"We're grounded," cries the first mate. "We've hit a shoal!"

In May of 1882, a large steamship ran aground off the coast of New Jersey. Elisa Carbone imagines what it was like for two boys on that ship: waking up in the middle of the night, waves crashing over the side, the storm too big to lower the lifeboats. And then the flashing of light from shore--the surfmen, true "heroes of the surf," come to rescue them. The award-winning author's meticulous research combined with Nancy Carpenter's spectacular illustrations make this thrilling adventure on the high seas one not to be missed!

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    • First Edition
    • May-2012
    • Viking
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 0670063126
    • ISBN13: 9780670063123
    • May-2012
    • Penguin
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 1101647183
    • ISBN13: 9781101647189
    • May-2012
    • Viking Children's
    • eBook (Kindle)
    • May-2012
    • Penguin
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 1101647337
    • ISBN13: 9781101647332


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