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    Why read Moby-Dick?

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    Why read Moby-Dick?

    Philbrick, Nathaniel.

    Shares expert guidelines on how to read and appreciate Herman Melville's classic work, offering insight into its history, characters, and themes while explaining its literary relevance in the modern world.

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    Treasure Island and the pirates of the 18th century

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    Treasure Island and the pirates of the 18th century

    Porterfield, Jason.

    Traces the process and influences behind the writing of Robert Louis Stevenson's novel, Treasure Island, which was published in 1883 when the horrors of piracy were fresh in the public mind.

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    The dagger Quick

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    The dagger Quick

    Eames, Brian.

    Twelve-year-old Christopher "Kitto" Wheale, a clubfooted boy seemingly doomed to follow in the boring footsteps of his father as a cooper in seventeenth-century England, finds himself on a dangerous seafaring adventure with his newly discovered uncle, the infamous pirate William Quick.

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    Bloody Jack

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    Bloody Jack : being an account of the curious adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy

    Meyer, L. A. (Louis A.), 1942-

    Reduced to begging and thievery in the streets of London, a thirteen-year-old orphan disguises herself as a boy and connives her way onto a British warship set for high sea adventure in search of pirates.

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    And the ocean was our sky

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    And the ocean was our sky

    Ness, Patrick, 1971- author.

    "With harpoons strapped to their backs, the proud whales of Bathsheba's pod live for the hunt, fighting in the ongoing war against the world of men. When they attack a ship bobbing on the surface of the Abyss, they expect to find easy prey. Instead, they find the trail of a myth, a monster, perhaps the devil himself. As their relentless Captain leads the chase, they embark on a final, vengeful hunt, one that will forever change the worlds of both whales and men"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Master and commander

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    Master and commander

    O'Brian, Patrick, 1914-

    Two men, Captain Jack Aubrey, R.N., and Stephen Maturin, ship's doctor and intelligence agent, become fast friends aboard a man-of-war ship during the Napoleonic wars.

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    The She

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    The She

    Plum-Ucci, Carol, 1957-

    After his parents are lost at sea, Evan Barrett and his older brother leave their seaside home in West Hook to escape bad memories, but years later even worse questions emerge when Evan is asked to help a fellow student deal with another sea-related tragedy.

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    The true confessions of Charlotte Doyle

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    The true confessions of Charlotte Doyle

    Avi, 1937-

    As the lone "young lady" on a transatlantic voyage in 1832, Charlotte learns that the captain is murderous and the crew rebellious.

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    20,000 leagues under the sea

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    20,000 leagues under the sea

    Church, Lisa R., 1960-

    Presents an adaptation of the science fiction classic about the enigmatic Captain Nemo and his adventures undersea in the Nautilus, an electri submarine.

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    Victory

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    Victory

    Cooper, Susan, 1935-

    Molly, upset by her family's move from London to the U.S., is strangely drawn to an old book about the life of Admiral Lord Nelson, and soon finds her life intertwined with that of Sam,a boy her age who served with Nelson aboard the HMS "Victory" a century earlier.

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    The Wanderer

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    The Wanderer

    Creech, Sharon.

    Thirteen-year-old Sophie and her cousin Cody record their transatlantic crossing aboard the Wanderer, a forty-five foot sailboat, which, along with uncles and another cousin, is en route to visit their grandfather in England.

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    The dagger Quick

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    The dagger Quick

    Eames, Brian.

    Twelve-year-old Christopher "Kitto" Wheale, a clubfooted boy seemingly doomed to follow in the boring footsteps of his father as a cooper in seventeenth-century England, finds himself on a dangerous seafaring adventure with his newly discovered uncle, the infamous pirate William Quick.

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    Stowaway

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    Stowaway

    Hesse, Karen.

    A fictionalized journal relates the experiences of a young stowaway from 1768 to 1771 aboard the Endeavour, which sailed around the world under Captain James Cook.

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    Voyage of slaves

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    Voyage of slaves : a tale from the castaways of the Flying Dutchman

    Jacques, Brian.

    Continuing their adventures through space and time, Ben and his faithful dog, Ned, find themselves in the Mediterranean region in 1703, befriended by a troupe of traveling entertainers and relentlessly pursued by ruthless Barbary slave traders.

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    The voyage of the Frog

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    The voyage of the Frog

    Paulsen, Gary.

    When David goes out on his sailboat to scatter his recently deceased uncle's ashes to the wind, he is caught in a fierce storm and must survive many days on his own as he works out his feelings about life and his uncle.

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    Moby Dick

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    Moby Dick : chasing the great white whale

    Kimmel, Eric A.

    Captain Ahab takes his crew on a mission to find Moby Dick, the great white whale that crippled him.

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    Grace the pirate

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    Grace the pirate

    Lasky, Kathryn.

    Grace O'Malley finds excitement and danger when she defies Irish tradition and goes off to sea with her father, a trader and pirate.

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    Sailing with the wind

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    Sailing with the wind

    Locker, Thomas, 1937-

    A young girl discovers the ocean's majestic character when she joins her uncle on a sailing trip.

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    Loud Emily

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    Loud Emily

    O'Neill, Alexis, 1949-

    A little girl with a big voice who lives in a nineteenth-century whaling town finds a way to be useful and happy aboard a sailing ship.

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    The wretched stone

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    The wretched stone

    Van Allsburg, Chris.

    A strange glowing stone picked up on a sea voyage captivates a ship's crew and has a terrible transforming effect on them.

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    20,000 leagues under the sea

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    20,000 leagues under the sea

    Verne, Jules, 1828-1905.

    In the mid-nineteenth century, a French professor and his two companions, trapped aboard a fantastic submarine as prisoners of the deranged Captain Nemo, come face to face with exotic ocean creatures and strange sights hidden from the world above.

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