From School Library Journal
Barbara Wysocki, Cora J. Belden Library. Rocky Hill, CT
Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc.
From Library Journal
Copyright 2001 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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I liked it okay until I read The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex. It's a historical account of the same events, and the pacing, length, and storytelling are all soooo much better.Published 19 hours ago by Morgan Hooper
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