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7 edition of Powder Monkey found in the catalog.

Powder Monkey

Adventures of a Young Sailor

by Theresa Dowswell

  • 300 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Bloomsbury USA Children"s Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical Fiction (Young Adult),
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Action & Adventure - General,
  • Historical - Europe,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Historical / Europe,
  • Historical - Military & Wars,
  • Transportation - Boats, Ships, & Underwater Craft,
  • 19th century,
  • Fiction,
  • Great Britain,
  • History, Naval,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Naval history,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Fiction - History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8786526M
    ISBN 101582347484
    ISBN 109781582347486

      This book was written for "Boy's Own Paper" shortly after that magazine started. The plan was to write a book illustrating how it might be possible for any very ordinary little boy joining the Navy in the lowest rating—powder monkey—and . Powder Monkey Summary In the story, Powder Monkey, the story takes place in the 's when the British are at war with Spain and France. The story is spoken from the point of view of Sam Witchall, A thirteen year old boy who has dreamed of being a sailor but his father says that.

      Powder Monkey has 0 reviews and 0 ratings. Sam is desperate to leave his sleepy Norfolk village and see the world. He seizes the chance to join a merchant ship but soon discovers that a life at sea is harsh and often short, especially when his ship is attacked by a French privateer. From Powder Monkey to Admiral. A Story of Naval Adventure. By. W. H. G. Kingston. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You .

    THE POWDER MONKEY Author G. Manville Fenn Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Good + Quantity available 1 Edition Altemus' Rose Carnation Series Binding Hardcover Publisher Henry Altemus Co. Place of Publication Philadelphia Date published Book Edition: Altemus' Rose Carnation Series. Powder Monkey (Book): Hardy, Adam: (aka SAILOR'S BLOOD) George Abercrombie Fox decided, not particularly rationally and not at all calmly, that he would first shoot the Master-at-Arms and cut off his head and boil it, would string up the cook and all the bosun's mates he could lay hands on, would in various gory and unbecoming ways dispose of most of the other petty .


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In this book there is a boy named Sam. His dream is to become a sailor. When his dad finally says yes, he goes and joins a merchant ship and gets pressed. Getting pressed is when you are forced to go somewhere against your will/5(5). An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers.

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