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Polaris / Michael Northrop.

Northrop, Michael, (author.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria jF NOR (Text) 37521530872680 AMPL Juvenile New Fiction Shelf Checked out 11/29/2017
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville YF NORTHROP (Text) 34706001574344 Paperback Display Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main JUV FIC NOR (Text) 36803001037170 FICTION-J Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library JUV FIC NORTHROP (Text) 9780545297165S On Order On order -
Thorntown PL - Thorntown MG FIC POL (Text) 30034001274458 Middle Grade Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780545297165 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0545297168 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 278 pages : map ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., [2017]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Alone at sea, with only the stars to guide them... The proud sailing ship Polaris is on a mission to explore new lands, and its crew is eager to bring their discoveries back home. But when half the landing party fails to return from the Amazon jungle, the tensions lead to a bloody mutiny. The remaining adults abandon ship, leaving behind a cabin boy, a botanist's assistant, and a handful of deckhands -- none of them older than twelve. Troubled by whispers of a strange tropical illness and rumors of a wild beast lurking onshore, the young sailors are desperate to steer the vessel to safety. With one of their own already missing and a strange smell drifting up from belowdecks, the novice crew begins to suspect that someone -- or something -- else is onboard. Having steeled themselves for the treacherous journey home, they now have more to fear than the raging waters of the Atlantic...
Target Audience Note: 780L Lexile.
Ages 9-11
Grades 4-6
Subject: Seafaring life > Juvenile fiction.
Ships > Juvenile fiction.
Sea stories.
Adventure stories
Adventure and adventurers > Fiction
JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / Survival Stories.
JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Exploration & Discovery.
JUVENILE FICTION / Paranormal, Occult & Supernatural.
Genre: Sea fiction.

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