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The Resource Revenge of the whale : the true story of the whaleship Essex, Nathaniel Philbrick

Revenge of the whale : the true story of the whaleship Essex, Nathaniel Philbrick

Label
Revenge of the whale : the true story of the whaleship Essex
Title
Revenge of the whale
Title remainder
the true story of the whaleship Essex
Statement of responsibility
Nathaniel Philbrick
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the 1820 sinking of the whaleship "Essex" by an enraged sperm whale and how the crew of young men survived against impossible odds. Based on the author's adult book "In the Heart of the Sea."
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Wilson's Junior High School, September 2003
  • School Library Journal starred, September 2002
  • Horn Book Starred, January 2003
  • Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books starre, November 2002
  • Voice of Youth Advocates (V.O.Y.A.), October 2002
  • Teacher Librarian, April 2003
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Philbrick, Nathaniel
Dewey number
910/.9164
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 6.1
  • 5-8
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Philbrick, Nat
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Essex (Whaleship)
  • Essex (Whaleship)
  • Shipwrecks
  • Shipwrecks
  • Whaling
  • Survival
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Revenge of the whale : the true story of the whaleship Essex, Nathaniel Philbrick
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Adapted for young people from In the heart of the sea by Nathaniel Philbrick"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [161]) and index
Control code
fol08464275
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 164 p.
Isbn
9780399237959
Lccn
2002000667
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(ICrlF)21550M
Label
Revenge of the whale : the true story of the whaleship Essex, Nathaniel Philbrick
Publication
Note
Adapted for young people from In the heart of the sea by Nathaniel Philbrick"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [161]) and index
Control code
fol08464275
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 164 p.
Isbn
9780399237959
Lccn
2002000667
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(ICrlF)21550M
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