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Wavebender: A Story of Daniel au Fond
     

Wavebender: A Story of Daniel au Fond

by Tom Shachtman
 

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School Library Journal - School Library Journal
Gr 8 Up-- Shachtman introduced readers to a sea lion named Daniel au Fond in his first book, Beachmaster ; Wavebender is the continuation of his adventures. In an unpretentious, easy-to-read style, Shachtman's characters describe the struggle of survival in the ocean where reality is harsh and unforgiving. Often the narrative is vividly descriptive. For instance, in one episode Daniel depicts the anguish of a whale harpooned by the bipeds (man). Readers share with Daniel the horror of the incident: the explosion, the cries of agony. Wavebender is a gripping, well-researched novel that explains the day-to-day existence of a sea lion: a nature story full of life and certainly worth reading. --L. R. Little, Penticton Public Library, B.C., Canada

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ISBN-13:
9780805008401
Publisher:
Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/1989
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
160
Age Range:
11 Years

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