20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

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Capstone, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 63 pages
Scientist Pierre Aronnax and his trusty servant set sail to hunt a monster. With help from Ned Land, the world's greatest harpooner, the men soon discover that the creature is really a high-tech submarine. To keep this secret from being revealed, the sub's leader, Captain Nemo, takes the men hostage. Now, each man must decide whether to trust Nemo or try to escape his underwater world.
 

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20,000 leagues under the sea
This is a review of the novel “ 20,000 leagues under the sea”. The author is Jules Verne. This novel is graphic novel and tells the story about Captain Nemo and his deep
sea expedition. I would highly recommend this book and give the rating a five.
The story is about a french scientist who believes there is a deep sea monster who attacks ships which is called a norwahl to be a whale with a tusk in the middle of his head, kind of like a unicorn.
Here is a basic summary if this story. The french ship is in route of hunting down what they believe is to be a norwahl, but harpoon a submarine instead. this submarine is called the Nautilis. Captain Nemo, the captain of the Nautilis, and his crew go aboard the french ship and capture the whole crew. In the meeting of the two captains they later become commrads and go onto researching the 20,000 leagues under the sea.
This book has adventure, war, and underwater animals. It is very educational and would be liked by people of all ages. The author has taken this maritime fantasy and made it into very enjoyable to read.
 

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Carl Bowen's novel, Shadow Squadron:nbsp;Elite Infantry, earned a starred review from Kirkus.nbsp; He lives in Lawrenceville, Georgia.

Jules Verne was born on February 8, 1828 in Nantes, France. He wrote for the theater and worked briefly as a stockbroker. He is considered by many to be the father of science fiction. His most popular novels included Journey to the Center of the Earth, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, and Around the World in Eighty Days. Several of his works have been adapted into movies and TV mini-series. In 1892, he was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor in France. He died on March 24, 1905 at the age of 77.

Benny Fuentes lives in Villahermosa, Tabasco in Mexico, wherenbsp;the temperature isnbsp;just as hot as the sauce. Henbsp;studied graphic design in college, but now henbsp;works as a full-time colorist in the comic book and graphic novel industry for companies likenbsp;Marvel, DC Comics,nbsp;and Top Cow Productions. He shares his home with two crazy cats, Chelo and Kitty, who act like they own the place.

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