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The Resource The giant rat of Sumatra : or pirates galore, by Sid Fleischman ; illustrations by John Hendrix

The giant rat of Sumatra : or pirates galore, by Sid Fleischman ; illustrations by John Hendrix

Label
The giant rat of Sumatra : or pirates galore
Title
The giant rat of Sumatra
Title remainder
or pirates galore
Statement of responsibility
by Sid Fleischman ; illustrations by John Hendrix
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A cabin boy on a pirate ship finds himself in San Diego in 1846 as war breaks out between the United States and Mexico. A swashbuckling pirate ship cuts through the early morning fog. Crouching like a tiger about to spring, her figurehead is a huge and ferocious rat with crooked teeth and gouged-out eyes. When the daring Giant Rat of Sumatra drops anchor in San Diego, twelve-year-old cabin boy Shipwreck only wants to begin his long journey home to Boston. Instead he encounters: snarling mutineers barefoot bandits hairbreadth escapes duels cunning barkeeps simmering revenge secret identities scrappy orphans betrayals lost loves old enemies new villains heroic last stands and razzle-dazzle treasure so well hidden that only someone as quick and clever as Shipwreck could keep up with it. Plucked from the sea by the most notorious pirate in the Pacific, Shipwreck discovers his adventure is only beginning
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
750
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • MG
  • 3-5
LC call number
PZ7.F5992
LC item number
Gm 2005
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
  • 4.5
  • 5.1
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The giant rat of Sumatra : or pirates galore, by Sid Fleischman ; illustrations by John Hendrix
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm54929760
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
194 p. ;
Isbn
9780060742386
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2004042457
Other control number
9780060742393
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
54929760
Label
The giant rat of Sumatra : or pirates galore, by Sid Fleischman ; illustrations by John Hendrix
Publication
Control code
ocm54929760
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
194 p. ;
Isbn
9780060742386
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2004042457
Other control number
9780060742393
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
54929760

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