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Author Isaacs, Sally Senzell, 1950-
Title Life in a whaling town / Sally Senzell Isaacs.
Pub Info Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, ©2002.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Chilmark Juv Collection  J 639.2 ISA     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 639.2 Isa     AVAILABLE
 Orleans-Children's Room  J 639.28 ISAA     AVAILABLE
 Provincetown-Children's  J 639.2 Isa     AVAILABLE
 West Dennis - Juvenile  J 639.2 ISA     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 27 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Picture the past
Picture the past.
Note Accelerated Reader LG 4.7 0.5 0.5 68331
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 31).
Contents Living by the sea -- Busy town -- Why hunt whales? -- Jobs at the seaport -- Ship and crew -- Hunting the whale -- Waiting at home -- Around the town -- Child's life -- School -- Clothes -- Food -- Ship returns -- Whaling towns now.
Summary Illustrations and simple text describe what it was like to live in a whaling town in the 1800s, providing information on the sailors who hunted whales and about the everyday items made from whales.
Subject Whaling -- New England -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Seafaring life -- New England -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
City and town life -- New England -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Whaling -- History -- 19th century.
Seafaring life.
New England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
New England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
ISBN 1588102513
9781588102515
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