It's the New York Times bestselling book In the Heart of the Sea, adapted for younger readers! Turn back the clock to 1820, when the Essex ship from Nantucket was violently taken down by a whale. 21 crew members made it onto three small lifeboats, but only eight survived the nearly 4,500 mile journey that followed. Learn the story of the Essex and its crew through first-hand accounts, photos, maps, and artwork. Written by Nathaniel Philbrick.
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By Nathaniel Philbrick
- Reading Age: 8 - 12 Years Old
- Paperback: 208 pages
- Product Dimensions: 7.75 x 5 x 0.5 inches
- Product Weight: 4 ounces
- Publisher: Puffin Books (2015)