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Attack of the Turtle - Drew Carlson

Attack of the Turtle

By: Drew Carlson, David A. Johnson (Illustrator)

Paperback

Published: 2nd February 2008
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
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It's 1776, and the Revolutionary War is raging. Fourteen-year-old Nathan Wade is a patriot, but he's too young to join the fight. Then his cousin David Bushnell comes to town with a secret. David has designed a water machine that can explode bombs underwater. And his mission is to launch it against the British warships in New York harbor.

Nate reluctantly agrees to help David build the weapon of war 2; dubbed the "American Turtle," Although he's terrified of water and worried about getting caught, when unlikely circumstances put Nate at the center of the action, he must face the murky waters of his fears head-on.

Based on actual historical events, this adventure story captures the drama of the first submarine used in naval warfare and the struggles of a teenager overcoming self-doubt.

ISBN: 9780802853387
ISBN-10: 0802853382
Audience: Children
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 157
Published: 2nd February 2008
Publisher: William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.0  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.16