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Oliver's Surprise A Boy, a Schooner, and the Great Hurricane of 1938

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ISBN-10: 193484862X

ISBN-13: 9781934848623

Edition: 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Carol Newman Cronin, Laurie Cronin

List price: $9.95
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Historical young adult fiction on the Storm of `38 by Olympic sailing superstar Longing to feel closer to his favorite grandfather, Oliver skips school on a sparkling September afternoon and hides out on a tired schooner. When he wakes up on the ways of his grandfather¿s boatyard and realizes he¿s been transported back to 1938, he must decide what to do before the dangerous hurricane he¿d been studying in school hits. While the main character is a 12-year old boy, Oliver¿s story, and the story of a powerful weather event, is more than appropriate for an adult audience. September 2009 marks the 71th anniversary of the storm.
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Book details

List price: $9.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: GemmaMedia
Publication date: 9/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 150
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Carol Newman Cronin has sailed and written fiction since she was a child. In 2004, she crowned a lifetime of competitive achievement by winning two races for the USA at the Olympics. A member of the elite US Sailing Team from 2001–2007, she has won numerous national and international sailing championships. Since retiring from Olympic sailing, Carol has focused on writing and graphic design from her home office in Jamestown, RI.