Journey to the Center of the Earth

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ABDO, Jan 1, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 112 pages
Jules Verne's classic science fiction tale sends Professor Von Hardwigg, his nephew Axel, and their guide Hans through a crater in Iceland and into the earth. As the group explores what is below the outer crust, they encounter many strange and wonderful sights. Their travels from Iceland to Italy uncover a lost world, amazing creatures, and dangerous adventures below us. Join the trek in the Calico Illustrated Classics adaptation of Verne's A Journey to the Center of the Earth. Calico Chapter Books is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades 3-8.
 

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Contents

A Mysterious Discovery
4
The Astounding Discovery
11
Climbing and Descending
16
Mount Sneffels
22
The Real Journey Begins
25
Deeper Into the Earth
31
Our Water Is Gone
39
A New Route
46
The Whispering Tunnel
63
A Quick Recovery
69
Monsters at Sea
75
A Tremendous Storm
83
A New Discovery
90
Explosion
97
The End of the Journey
106
Copyright

Lost
54

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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.

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