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The Wanderer

Guided Reading Level: 

V

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

HarperCollinsPublishers, Volume 1st, New York, p.305 (2000)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3553 .R3373 W36 2000

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8223736

Keywords:

Families--Juvenile fiction, Family life--Fiction, Grandfathers--Fiction, Grandfathers--Juvenile fiction, Newbery Honor Book, 2001, Ocean travel--Fiction, Ocean travel--Juvenile fiction, Sailboats--Fiction, Sailboats--Juvenile fiction, Sailing--Fiction, Sailing--Juvenile fiction, Sea stories

Abstract:

Contents: Preparations: Sea -- Three sides -- Slow time -- Big baby -- Shakedown: Afloat -- Slugs and bananas -- Wildlife -- Dolt and the orphan -- Beheading -- Ahoy -- Juggling -- Blah-blah-blah -- Shakedown -- Bompie and the car-- Island: Grand Manan -- Stranded -- Tradition -- Bompie and the train -- Wood island -- Little kid -- Baptism -- Bompie and the pastor -- Under way: Whoosh! -- Oranges and pizza -- Fired -- Code -- Insurance -- Charlie-Oscar-Delta-Yankee -- Blips -- Knots -- Rosalie -- Bompie and the swimming hole -- Life -- Little kid nightmares -- Blue bopper -- Wind and waves: Bouncing -- Wind -- Howling -- Bobbing -- No time -- Surfing -- Battling -- Weary -- Son -- Alone -- Bompie at the ocean -- Force ten -- Night -- Spinning -- Wave -- Limping -- Jumbled -- Bompie and his father -- Mr. Fix-it -- Wet -- Useful -- Thinking -- Little kid: Push and pull -- New dreams -- Questions -- Land: Ahoy ahoy -- Land -- Bursting -- New body -- Push-pull -- Visitor -- Phone calls -- Wales -- Little girl -- Castle -- Cottage -- Bompie -- Story -- Apples -- Oh, Rosalie! -- Gifts -- Remembering -- Home.; Summary: Thirteen-year-old Sophie and her cousin Cody record their transatlantic crossing aboard the Wanderer, a forty-five foot sailboat, which, along with uncles and another cousin, is en route to visit their grandfather in England.

Notes:

Lexile measure 830; ages 8-13; book level 5.2; adventure