Innocents afloat: close encounters with sailors, boats, and places from Maine to Florida

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Sheridan House, Mar 1, 1993 - Sports & Recreation - 176 pages
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While living and working between Maine and the Caribbean, the author comes across quite a collection of characters. Innocents Afloat will give you an entertaining insight into the main reason for going out to sea: the people and their boats, dreams and schemes, their exuberant adventures.

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Contents

PREFACE Innocents and the SeaChange
1
Jake and the Scared Man
5
The Cruising Couplet
18
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Kate DiCamillo is the author of the first two stories starring the porcine wonder, MERCY WATSON TO THE RESCUE and MERCY WATSON GOES FOR A RIDE. She is also the author of THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX, which won the Newbery Medal; BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE, which received a Newbery Honor; THE TIGER RISING, a National Book Award Finalist; and THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Chris Van Dusen has illustrated all the books in the Mercy Watson series. He is also the author-ilustrator of DOWN TO THE SEA WITH MR. MAGEE, A CAMPING SPREE WITH MR. MAGEE, and IF I BUILT A CAR. He lives in Camden, Maine.

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