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The swiss family robinson [electronic resource] : Or Adventures in a Desert Island. Johann David Wyss.

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  • ISBN: 9781620113950 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Garfield Heights : Duke Classics, 2012.

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Summary, etc.: The Swiss Family Robinson tells the story of a Swiss family who are shipwrecked in the East Indies. First published in 1812, Johann David Wyss intended the novel to teach his sons family values and and self-reliance. The adventures in the book contain lessons in natural history and moral guidance, and include an impossible array of flora and fauna on a single island that the children use for their survival. The "Robinson" of the title refers not to the name of the family but to Robinson Crusoe, implying that they are a Swiss version of the Crusoe story.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 8 - Text Difficulty 9
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1619 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 447 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1617 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 439 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Classic Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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