J. L. Branse - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 24 pages
The growing tensions between the colonies and England led To The formation of militias in which common farmers and laborers would eventually battle the professional soldiers of ...
Graham Faiella - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2003 - 64 pages
Traces the process and influences behind the writing of Herman Melville's novel, "Moby Dick," which was published in the 1850s and based on the author's own experience at sea.
Robert F. Baldwin - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1996 - 48 pages
Surveys the New England whaling industry in the 1700s and 1800s, describing the ships that were used, daily life and traditions of the whalers, the dangers they faced, and more.
Juvenile Nonfiction - 1993 - 40 pages
Surveys the whaling industry, ranging from hunting in colonial America to modern whaling regulations and conservation efforts.
Peter Chrisp - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1995 - 47 pages
Traces the history of whaling from the tenth-century Basques to the contemporary ban by the International Whaling Commission of commercial whaling until the whale number increases
Jil Fine - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2003 - 48 pages
Recounts the 1820 sinking of the whaleship "Essex" by an enraged sperm whale and how the crew of young men survived against impossible odds.
Jim Murphy - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2004 - 208 pages
In the early days of whaling, whales were plentiful and it seemed that they would always fill the sea. When people realized how much money could be made from whales in the ...