Young man and the sea

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Scholastic Inc., 2005 - Fathers and sons - 190 pages
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After his mother's death, twelve-year-old Skiff Beaman decides that it is up to him to earn money to take care of himself and his father, so he undertakes a dangerous trip alone out on the ocean off the coast of Maine to try to catch a huge bluefin tuna.

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Review: The Young Man and the Sea (After Words)

User Review  - Christophers - Goodreads

The book young man and the sea is about a boy named skiff whose dads boat sinks. In order to pay for repairs he tries lobstering, but when his traps are cut he decides to try his hand at catching tuna ... Read full review

Review: The Young Man and the Sea (After Words)

User Review  - Maire Slater - Goodreads

While his father is grieving his mother's death, a young boy tries to earn enough money to repair the family fishing boat, while being thwarted at every turn by the neighbourhood bully. The book climaxes with a showdown between the boy, the sea, and a 900 pound bluefin tuna. Read full review

Contents

Lobster Boy
7
Swampers
12
By the Barrel Raised
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