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The Education of Patience Goodspeed (Patience Goodspeed #2)

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In the year since the Morning Star sailed away from Nantucket, Patience Goodspeed has navigated a ship and outwitted mutineers, but this time she faces her biggest challenge yet: boarding school!

Now, instead of mathematics and navigation, Patience is forced to study sewing and French. To make matters worse, Fanny Starbuck, the most empty-headed widow in Nantucket, has sh
Paperback, 320 pages
Published April 1st 2006 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (first published August 24th 2004)
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this is a really good book I love reading about how people reacted to seeing Hawaii and the Hawaiians.
Slow. It's the 2nd book in the series and while you don't REALLY need to read the first one to understand, it'd help a lot with character development and getting the reader interested in the story from the beginning. Historical fiction about a tomboy-girl who has to go to boarding school in Hawaii in the early 1800's.
Really good, fun read, including info about Hawaii before it was Hawaii. Patience is a spunky teen in the 1800s and both learns and teaches quite a bit in the course of this adventure. I think I need to go back and read the first one!
For ages 8-12. I really enjoyed this fast paced story of an independent 19th century girl. A perfect mix of journal and narrative. I learned some Hawaiian history and language, too. Best of all-- there's some recipes included.
This was a good seqeul to "The Voyage of Patience Goodspeed" I like the new characters that the author introduced and I read some interesting things about Hawaii.
Patience's story continues with some farfetched happenings but this story is good overall.
The sequel to the Voyage of Patience Goodspeed.
I LOVED this book!!!!!!!!!!!!
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the girl is smart and brave.
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“Papa taps on the skylight and I look up. He waves at me and smiles. I smile back. For now, I don't need to know what lies ahead. For now it's enough just to be here, safe aboard the Morning Star with my family and friends. For now, it's enough to be home.” 3 likes
“Aunt Anne's lips quirked up in a smile. "Life is not a neat equation to be solved," she said. "It's messy and wild and unpredictable. That's the heartbreak of it, but that's also the glory of it.” 2 likes
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