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A fictionalized journal relates the experiences of a young stowaway from 1768 to 1771 aboard the Endeavor which sailed around the world under Captain James Cook.
Publisher: New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, c2000
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780689839870
Characteristics: 319 p. : ill ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Parker, Robert Andrew - Illustrator


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vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

1700s CE. James Cook, Captain of the H.M.S Endeavour, has a stowaway - Nicholas Young. Written as Nicks' journal, this account is suffused with nautical detail. The protagonist is based on an actual stowaway on the Endeavour and Nick’s adventures follow the real events experienced by the crew on Cook’s famous voyage of discovery.

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