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Author Philbrick, Nathaniel, author.
Title In the heart of the sea : the true story of the whaleship Essex / Nathaniel Philbrick.
Pub Info New York : Puffin Books, 2015.
book jacket
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 910 PHI     AVAILABLE
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 910 Phi     AVAILABLE
 Nantucket-Childrens  J NC 910 PHI     AVAILABLE
 Nantucket Storage  J NC 910 PHI   NON-REQUEST  LIB USE ONLY
 Nantucket Storage  J NC 910 PHI     AVAILABLE
Edition Young Readers edition.
Descript 164 pages, [16 pages of plates] : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Audience NC1200L Lexile
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note First published as "Revenge of the Whale" in the United States of America by G.P. Putnam's Sons, a division of Penguin Putnam Boks for Young Readers, 2002.
Summary The incredible true story of the epic adventure and harrowing disaster that inspired "Moby Dick."--Page 4 of cover.
Contents Preface: February 23, 1821 -- Nantucket -- Knockdown -- First Blood -- Into the Pacific -- The Attack -- The Plan -- At Sea -- Thirst -- The Island -- The Whisper of Necessity -- Games of Chance -- In the Eagle's Shadow -- Homecoming -- Consequences -- Epilogue.
Subject Essex (Whaleship) -- Juvenile literature.
Essex (Whaleship)
Whaling ships -- Juvenile literature.
Whales -- Juvenile literature.
Shipwrecks -- Juvenile literature.
Shipwrecks -- Pacific Ocean -- Juvenile literature.
Sperm whale.
Whaling ships.
Pacific Ocean.
Genre Juvenile works.
Alt Title True story of the whaleship Essex
ISBN 1101997761 (paperback)
9781101997765 (paperback)
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