Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

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In this 1870 science-fiction classic, obsessed Captain Nemo and his prisoners descend beneath the sea in his secret submarine, the Nautilus, for nonstop adventure and suspense....more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published March 12th 1983 by Random House Books for Young Readers
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Joni
It’s been over 25 years since Random House introduced their “Step Into Classics” series and parents and educators alike continue to debate the value of these adaptations of classic titles. Some argue that they devalue the classics while others argue that they introduce students to the stories on a level that they can understand and appreciate.

In the case of this Judith Conaway adaptation of Jules Verne’s classic “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” it seems the argument for “Step Into Classics” is th...more
Leslie
This is an abridged version of Jules Verne's classic tale ideal for the young reader in about 5th grade. It is a chapter book with a few black and white illustrations but not for those youngsters just beginning to read chapter books. It's not difficult to read but not really a whole lot easier to read than the original. Some might say that it would be best to just wait a year or two and read the original.
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Great older book. Written well enough that the reader can certainly imagine being there through the adventures. I did think the ending was lame, no real closure as to what had occurred. I guess Verne ran out of imagination and just wanted to finish it up...
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