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  - Pam - Goodreads

I liked this book a lot. It kept me wanting to know what was going to happen. It also had some positive things to say about life and persevering. It's actually very close to a 5 star for me. 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

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Lobster Boy
7
Swampers
12
By the Barrel Raised
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