Stowaway

Stowaway

by Karen Hesse
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
First Edition, ©2000, ISBN: 9780439305358
Hardcover, 328 pages
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It is known that in the summer of 1768, Captain James Cook sailed from England on HMS Endeavor, beginning a three-year voyage around the world on a secret mission to discover an unknown continent at the bottom of the globe. What is less-known is that a boy by the name of Nicholas Young was a stowaway on that ship.

Newbery winner Karen Hesse re-creates Cook's momentous voyage through the eyes of this remarkable boy, creating a fictional journal filled with fierce hurricanes, warring natives, and disease, as Nick discovers new lands, incredible creatures, and lifelong friends.

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