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Laura (booksnob)
The year is 1832 and Charlotte Doyle is about to board a ship bound for home.
Charlotte is taking this journey to reunite with her family, who are awaiting her return in America. Ms. Doyle boards the Seahawk in England as a special young lady but quickly things go awry when her traveling companions fail to show up for departure. She is the only female aboard the ship and fears the social implications.

Charlotte quickly makes a friend in the old black cook named Zachariah. He gives her a knife and
Leslie Nelson
Jul 17, 2009 Leslie Nelson rated it really liked it
This is one of my favorite young adult books. I love people and so I love books with strong characters. In the beginning of this book Charolette Doyle is a very sheltered, and somewhat pampered young girl. Then she boards a ship to join her family. The family that was supposed to travel with her can't make it and she ends up the only woman on a ship full of rough sailors.

May 16, 2013 Leslie rated it it was amazing
I have loved this book for years. It it the first chapter book I remember reading all by myself (not listened to on tape but actually reading). I loved it so much. Avi is a master. Loved rereading it again this time for my church book group.
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