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Author: Paul Dowswell
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thirteen-year-old Sam endures harsh conditions, battles, and a shipwreck after being pressed into service aboard the HMS Miranda during the Napoleonic Wars. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Children's fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Naval history
Sea stories
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Dowswell
ISBN: 0747577048 9780747577041 0747580332 9780747580331
OCLC Number: 61217678
Description: 275 pages
Responsibility: Paul Dowswell.

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A naval adventure set in the 1800s that follows the life of thirteen-year-old Sam Witchall, who is press-ganged into a brutal and dangerous life as powder monkey on one of His Majesty's Royal Naval  Read more...

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