Kids Library Home

Welcome to the PrairieCat Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Author Litwin, Laura Baskes, author.

Title Was Moby Dick real? / Laura Baskes Litwin.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Enslow Publishing, 2018.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Yorkville PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - YKBB-4  J 813.3    AVAILABLE
Description 32 pages : color illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series I want to know
I want to know (Enslow Publishing)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The mighty whale -- The sinking of The Essex -- Moby-Dick -- Saving whales.
Summary The tale of the giant white whale immortalized in Herman Melville's classic 1851 novel was inspired by horrifying real events: the shipwreck of a whaling boat and the desperate efforts of its twenty-man crew to survive. With accessible text and vivid full-color imagery, this engrossing volume investigates both the legend and the true story behind Moby Dick. Entertaining fast facts and insightful sidebars will keep elementary-level readers engaged throughout. A Further Reading list with books and websites encourages further exploration.
Processing Action cat Melville 20180508 vmb UPB
Subject Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Moby Dick -- Sources -- Juvenile literature.
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Juvenile literature.
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. (OCoLC)fst00030216
Moby Dick (Melville, Herman) (OCoLC)fst01356235
Chronological Term 1800-1899
Subject Whales in literature -- Juvenile literature.
Whales -- Juvenile literature.
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Authors, American. (OCoLC)fst00821764
History -- Sources. (OCoLC)fst00958295
Whales. (OCoLC)fst01174266
Whales in literature. (OCoLC)fst01174281
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Juvenile works.
Added Author Enslow Publishing, publisher.
ISBN 9780766091979 (library bound)
076609197X (library bound)
9780766093720 (paperback)
0766093727 (paperback)

Available items only