Racing the Waves

Racing the Waves

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Traveling on Captain Perkins Creesy's famed clipper ship as he tries to break a world record for speed, Joe and Lilly sail from New York City around the tip of South America to San Francisco, during which adventure they encounter strange sailors, treacherous waters and one of the first female navigators. Simultaneous.


"Call me First Mate Red! You're aboard our clipper ship, the Flying Cloud!"

Joe and Lilly are heading back in time for another adventure with Red the Time Dragon. This time they're traveling on a famed clipper ship as it tries to break a world record for speed. Navigator Eleanor Creesy will guide them from New York City around the tip of South America and back up to San Francisco to deliver the ship's cargo to gold miners and settlers. Along the way, they'll meet plenty of strange sailors, one of the first female navigators, and sail through very rough waters. Will the ship make it? And will they break the world record? Only Red knows for sure!

This easy reader features special extras like maps, time lines, glossaries, and super facts that take you beyond the story and bring history to life!

Publisher: New York : Scholastic Inc., c2014
ISBN: 9780545549035
Branch Call Number: JE FIC NEU
Characteristics: 30 p. :,col. ill., col. map ;,24 cm.


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