Thar She Blows!

By Sue Kassirer

Reading Level: Early Elementary School, Late Elementary School
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Trudy Corporation 1997

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While visiting a whaling exhibit at the National Museum of Natural History, Emma suddenly finds herself transported back in time to a nineteenth century whaling ship.

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Caldecott Medal

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Coretta Scott King Award

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Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

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