Windcatcher by Avi

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Published by Scholastic Inc. in New York .

Written in English

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While learning to sail during a visit to his grandmother"s at the Connecticut shore, eleven-year-old Tony becomes excited about the rumors of sunken treasure in the area and starts following a couple who seem to be making a mysterious search for something.

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Book details

StatementAvi
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.A953 Wi 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24630513M
ISBN 100590505785
ISBN 109780590505789
OCLC/WorldCa33153456

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Impelled by a sudden enthusiasm, year-old Tony invests all his savings in a small sailboat before leaving for his Portuguese grandma's and the small town of Swallows Bay.

There, while taking sailing lessons and learning about the vagaries of weather firsthand, he. Behind the Book For a short time I lived in Connecticut, and for some reason or other I came upon a US government map (I like maps) of its southern coast.

That’s when I discovered the Thimble Islands, which, to quote Wikipedia, “is an archipelago consisting of small islands in Long Island Sound, located in and around the harbor of Stony Creek in the southeast corner of Branford, Connecticut.”.

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He will use it every day during his three-week stay with his grandmother on the Connecticut shore. Once Tony learns to sail, he starts exploring the waters around a group of tiny islands offshore. One day, he sees two people in diving gear on a motorboat.

But instead of greeting him, they wave him away. Based on birds that live on Griffith Island, near Port Fairy, Victoria, Windcatcher is a tale of migration, conservation and survival that begins with one small bird called Hope. Written by award-winning children’s author Diane Jackson Hill and illustrated by Craig Smith, one of Australia’s most prolific and popular illustrators Author: Diane Jackson Hill, Craig Smith.

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An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. Windcatcher. Summary Note: summary text provided by external source. Although the vast majority of books that have Lexile measures did not change, a small subset of books required updated Lexile measures.

Many products and services offer Lexile measures for their books and reading materials. We are working with the hundreds of companies. Sep 27,  · Avi is the author of dozens of books for children, including the Newbery Honor Book The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle.

In Windcatcher, he crafts a story crackling with excitement and danger. It is sure to capture the attention of even the most reluctant reader, especially with Audie Award-winner George Guidall's narration.

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Everything was very well explained like the descriptions of places and things, like Tony�s little boat the Snark. Another thing that was done well was the setting placement.

If I could change this book I would change the ending and make the book /5(6). Windcatcher by Avi. Recorded Books, 2 AUDIO CASSETTES tested for your satisfaction for a worthwhile set, withdrawn from the library collection.

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Many traditional water reservoirs are built with windcatchers that are capable of storing water at near freezing temperatures during summer months.Windcatcher by Avi, 1st edition ( hardcover) Has library markings, no missing pages.

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