The Resource The Wanderer, by Sharon Creech ; drawings by David Diaz

The Wanderer, by Sharon Creech ; drawings by David Diaz

Label
The Wanderer
Title
The Wanderer
Statement of responsibility
by Sharon Creech ; drawings by David Diaz
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thirteen-year-old Sophie and her cousin Cody record their transatlantic crossing aboard the Wanderer, a forty-five foot sailboat, which, along with uncles and another cousin, is en route to visit their grandfather in England. Thirteen-year-old Sophie is the only girl amongst the surly crew of The Wanderer made up of her three uncles and two cousins. They sail across the Atlantic toward England, the land of Bompie, her grandfather. The sea calls to Sophie promising adventure and the chance to explore and discover. But the personal journey she takes brings her deeper into a forgotten past than she ever knew she could travel to. Sophie's thirteen-year-old cousin Cody isn't even sure why his father brought him along on this voyage. Everyone, including his dad, thinks he's nothing but a knuckle headed doofus. But behind all the goofing off, he wonders if he has the strength to prove himself to the crew and to his father. Through Sophie's and Cody's travel logs, the amazing experiences of these six wanderers and their perilous journey unfold. Stories of the past and the daily challenges to survive at sea swirl together as The Wanderer sails toward its destination, and its passengers search for their places in the world. -- From publisher
Awards note
Newbery Honor Book, 2001.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Creech, Sharon
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Middle School
LC call number
PZ7.C8615
LC item number
Wan 2000
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Diaz, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sailboats
  • Sailing
  • Ocean travel
  • Families
  • Grandfathers
  • Sailboats
  • Sailing
  • Ocean travel
  • Family life
  • Grandfathers
  • Sea stories
  • Sailboats
  • Sailing
  • Grandfathers
  • Newbery Honor Medal, 2001
  • Families
  • Grandfathers
  • Ocean travel
  • Sailboats
  • Sailing
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The Wanderer, by Sharon Creech ; drawings by David Diaz
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
Preparations: Sea -- Three sides -- Slow time -- Big baby -- Shakedown: Afloat -- Slugs and bananas -- Wildlife -- Dolt and the orphan -- Beheading -- Ahoy -- Juggling -- Blah-blah-blah -- Shakedown -- Bompie and the car-- Island: Grand Manan -- Stranded -- Tradition -- Bompie and the train -- Wood island -- Little kid -- Baptism -- Bompie and the pastor -- Under way: Whoosh! -- Oranges and pizza -- Fired -- Code -- Insurance -- Charlie-Oscar-Delta-Yankee -- Blips -- Knots -- Rosalie -- Bompie and the swimming hole -- Life -- Little kid nightmares -- Blue bopper -- Wind and waves: Bouncing -- Wind -- Howling -- Bobbing -- No time -- Surfing -- Battling -- Weary -- Son -- Alone -- Bompie at the ocean -- Force ten -- Night -- Spinning -- Wave -- Limping -- Jumbled -- Bompie and his father -- Mr. Fix-it -- Wet -- Useful -- Thinking -- Little kid: Push and pull -- New dreams -- Questions -- Land: Ahoy ahoy -- Land -- Bursting -- New body -- Push-pull -- Visitor -- Phone calls -- Wales -- Little girl -- Castle -- Cottage -- Bompie -- Story -- Apples -- Oh, Rosalie! -- Gifts -- Remembering -- Home
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preparations: Sea -- Three sides -- Slow time -- Big baby -- Shakedown: Afloat -- Slugs and bananas -- Wildlife -- Dolt and the orphan -- Beheading -- Ahoy -- Juggling -- Blah-blah-blah -- Shakedown -- Bompie and the car -- Island: Grand Manan -- Stranded -- Tradition -- Bompie and the train -- Wood island -- Little kid -- Baptism -- Bompie and the pastor -- Under way: Whoosh! -- Oranges and pizza -- Fired -- Code -- Insurance -- Charlie-Oscar-Delta-Yankee -- Blips -- Knots -- Rosalie -- Bompie and the swimming hole -- Life -- Little kid nightmares -- Blue bopper -- Wind and waves: Bouncing -- Wind -- Howling -- Bobbing -- No time -- Surfing -- Battling -- Weary -- Son -- Alone -- Bompie at the ocean -- Force ten -- Night -- Spinning -- Wave -- Limping -- Jumbled -- Bompie and his father -- Mr. Fix-it -- Wet -- Useful -- Thinking -- Little kid: Push and pull -- New dreams -- Questions -- Land: Ahoy ahoy -- Land -- Bursting -- New body -- Push-pull -- Visitor -- Phone calls -- Wales -- Little girl -- Castle -- Cottage -- Bompie -- Story -- Apples -- Oh, Rosalie! -- Gifts -- Remembering -- Home
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (305 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036918582
Label
The Wanderer, by Sharon Creech ; drawings by David Diaz
Link
Publication
Note
Preparations: Sea -- Three sides -- Slow time -- Big baby -- Shakedown: Afloat -- Slugs and bananas -- Wildlife -- Dolt and the orphan -- Beheading -- Ahoy -- Juggling -- Blah-blah-blah -- Shakedown -- Bompie and the car-- Island: Grand Manan -- Stranded -- Tradition -- Bompie and the train -- Wood island -- Little kid -- Baptism -- Bompie and the pastor -- Under way: Whoosh! -- Oranges and pizza -- Fired -- Code -- Insurance -- Charlie-Oscar-Delta-Yankee -- Blips -- Knots -- Rosalie -- Bompie and the swimming hole -- Life -- Little kid nightmares -- Blue bopper -- Wind and waves: Bouncing -- Wind -- Howling -- Bobbing -- No time -- Surfing -- Battling -- Weary -- Son -- Alone -- Bompie at the ocean -- Force ten -- Night -- Spinning -- Wave -- Limping -- Jumbled -- Bompie and his father -- Mr. Fix-it -- Wet -- Useful -- Thinking -- Little kid: Push and pull -- New dreams -- Questions -- Land: Ahoy ahoy -- Land -- Bursting -- New body -- Push-pull -- Visitor -- Phone calls -- Wales -- Little girl -- Castle -- Cottage -- Bompie -- Story -- Apples -- Oh, Rosalie! -- Gifts -- Remembering -- Home
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preparations: Sea -- Three sides -- Slow time -- Big baby -- Shakedown: Afloat -- Slugs and bananas -- Wildlife -- Dolt and the orphan -- Beheading -- Ahoy -- Juggling -- Blah-blah-blah -- Shakedown -- Bompie and the car -- Island: Grand Manan -- Stranded -- Tradition -- Bompie and the train -- Wood island -- Little kid -- Baptism -- Bompie and the pastor -- Under way: Whoosh! -- Oranges and pizza -- Fired -- Code -- Insurance -- Charlie-Oscar-Delta-Yankee -- Blips -- Knots -- Rosalie -- Bompie and the swimming hole -- Life -- Little kid nightmares -- Blue bopper -- Wind and waves: Bouncing -- Wind -- Howling -- Bobbing -- No time -- Surfing -- Battling -- Weary -- Son -- Alone -- Bompie at the ocean -- Force ten -- Night -- Spinning -- Wave -- Limping -- Jumbled -- Bompie and his father -- Mr. Fix-it -- Wet -- Useful -- Thinking -- Little kid: Push and pull -- New dreams -- Questions -- Land: Ahoy ahoy -- Land -- Bursting -- New body -- Push-pull -- Visitor -- Phone calls -- Wales -- Little girl -- Castle -- Cottage -- Bompie -- Story -- Apples -- Oh, Rosalie! -- Gifts -- Remembering -- Home
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (305 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036918582

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