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Synopsis:

Having had enough of life on board the ship that saved her from a watery grave, Dido Twite wants nothing more than to sail home to England. Instead, Captain Casket's ship lands in Nantucket, where Dido and the captain's daughter, Dutiful Penitence, are left in the care of Dutiful's sinister Aunt Tribulation. In Tribulation's farmhouse, life is unbearable. When mysterious men lurk about in the evening fog, the resourceful Dido rallies against their shenanigans with help from Dutiful, a cabinboy named Nate, and a pink whale.

About the Author

Joan Aiken, daughter of the American writer Conrad Aiken, was born in Rye, Sussex, England, and has written more than sixty books for children, including The Wolves of Willoughby Chase.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395971857
Author:
Aiken, Joan
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Birds
Subject:
Whales
Subject:
Nantucket (Mass.)
Subject:
Nantucket
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
002
Publication Date:
October 1999
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
from 5 to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.66x5.20x.60 in. .49 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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Children's » Action and Adventure » Adventure Stories
Children's » Humor
Children's » Middle Readers » General

Nightbirds on Nantucket
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Having had enough of life on board the ship that saved her from a watery grave, Dido Twite wants nothing more than to sail home to England. Instead, Captain Casket's ship lands in Nantucket, where Dido and the captain's daughter, Dutiful Penitence, are left in the care of Dutiful's sinister Aunt Tribulation. In Tribulation's farmhouse, life is unbearable. When mysterious men lurk about in the evening fog, the resourceful Dido rallies against their shenanigans with help from Dutiful, a cabinboy named Nate, and a pink whale.
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