Product Number: 13470
Released: Dec 13, 2001
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780689839870
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From Newbery Medal-winning author Karen Hesse comes the action-packed, high seas adventure story of Nicholas Young, an 11 year old who sailed around the world with Captain Cook--surviving terrible storms, deadly diseases, and the Great Barrier reef along the way.

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Author(s): Karen Hesse
Narrator(s): David Cale
Product Number Z100026060
Released: Sep 15, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Listening Library
ISBN: #9780307582539

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"British-born playwright, lyricist, and actor David Cale is an impressive choice as narrator of Karen Hesse's extended sea adventure. When 11-year-old Nicholas Young makes his escape from an abusive butcher in London, he climbs aboard the H.M.S. ENDEAVOR, captained by the legendary James Cook. Nick ultimately becomes a member of the crew on their three-year journey to discover the unknown Southern continent. While the journal format of the novel precludes character voicing, Cale manages a wonderfully consistent and believable Nick. His charming British accent delights while his flawless pacing accentuates Nick's wry humor and frequent incredulity. Highly recommended for family listening. T.B. (c) AudioFile 2001, Portland, Maine"

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