Whale Port: Whale Port ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Gerald L. Foster

Whale Port: Whale Port

Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
Publication date: September 2007
ISBN: 9780547529394
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Long before the invention of electricity or the discovery of underground reservoirs of fossil fuels, people depended on whale oil to keep their lamps lit. A few brave Colonial farmers left their fields and headed out to sea to chase whales and profits farther and farther off shore. When they did, towns sprung up around their harbors as demand grew for sailors, blacksmiths, ropewalkers, and the many other craftsmen needed to support the growing whaling industry. Through the fictional village of Tuckanucket, Whale Port explores the history of these towns. Detailed illustrations and an informative narrative reveal the way Tuckanucket’s citizens lived and worked by sharing the personal stories of people like Zachariah Taber, his family and neighbors, and the place they called home. Whale Port is also the story of America, and the important role whales played in its history and development as people worked together to build communities that not only survived, but prospered and grew into the flourishing cities of a new nation.
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Whale Port: Whale Port ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Gerald L. Foster
Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, September 2007
ISBN: 9780547529394
EAN:  9780547529394
ePub (Adobe DRM)
List Price: $18.00 eBook price: $14.99
Whale Port: Whale Port PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Gerald L. Foster
HMH Books for Young Readers, September 2007
ISBN: 9780547529394
EAN:  2370005096697
PDF (Adobe DRM)
List Price: $18.00 eBook price: $14.99