In 1832 Charlotte Doyle, 13 years old girl from the upper class, is making a voyage from England to Providence, Rhode Island, to be join her family. She is a guest on the "Seahawk" vessel, manages to make a few friends of the crew and get their respect, but in the end no one can help her but herself. She is put in a terrifying condition from the moment of boarding the ship, and the whole situation is only getting worse with time, but she is learning a lot about classes, authority and justice, and most importantly, how to survive. Those experiences change Charlotte from soft and naive to tough and mature. In the end, a life on land with her family makes her agitated so she decides to return to ….
Another delightfully written historical fiction, a great adventure on the Pacific Ocean, a picture of 19th century places and classes with scrupulous details about life on board and how it worked – including sketches of the "Seahawk" vessel and ship jargon. My 11 years old daughter appreciates all, the history, the lessons within, and the engagement the book brings with its mystery adventure. Readers of all ages and genders can enjoy this book.
About the author:
Avi is a pen name for Edward Irving Wortis. That name Edward Irving Wortis received from his twin sister as a kid. Avi was born in 1937 in Brooklyn, NY. He has created many fictional favorites such as The True Confessions ofCharlotte Doyle, Nothing but the Truth, and the Crispin series. His work is popular among readers all ages.
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