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Heroes of the Surf

Heroes of the Surf

(2012)
A Picture Book by

 
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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Hardback Editions

May 2012 : USA Hardback
Title: Heroes of the Surf
Author(s): Elisa Carbone
ISBN: 0-670-06312-6 / 978-0-670-06312-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

May 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Heroes of the Surf
Author(s): Elisa Carbone
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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