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.
Gordon Grant - Transportation - 2013 - 144 pages
Eloquent, accurate account of the American whaling industry as it was for almost two centuries. Entire art and craft of whaling is depicted — from views of the galley and the ...