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Mafatu has been afraid of the sea for as long as he can remember. Though his father is the Great Chief of Hikueru - an island whose seafaring people worship courage - Mafatu feels like an outsider. All his life he has been teased, taunted, and even blamed for storms on the sea. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Then at age fifteen, no longer willing to put up with the ridicule and jibes, Mafatu decides to take his fate into his own hands. With his dog, Uri, as his companion, Mafatu paddles out to sea, ready to face his fears. What he learns on his lonesome adventure will change him forever and make him a hero in the eyes of his people.

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This winner of the 1941 Newbery Medal tells the story of how Mafatu, a young Polynesian boy whose name means Stout Heart, overcomes his terrible fear of the sea and proves his courage to himself and his people. Reissue.

About the Author

Armstrong Sperry (1897-1976) is the author of many books for young readers, including Call It Courage, All Sail Set, Lost Lagoon, and Hull-Down for Action.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416953685
Author:
Sperry, Armstrong
Publisher:
Simon Pulse
Subject:
Historical - Exploration & Discoveries
Subject:
Historical / Exploration & Discovery
Subject:
Social Issues - Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Social Issues - Death & Dying
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Reprint
Publication Date:
20080131
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7 x 4.1875 in
Age Level:
09-12

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