Abby Sunderland

Alone on the Indian Ocean

Through narrative nonfiction text, readers learn the incredible story of Abby Sunderland and her attempt to be the youngest person ever to sail solo around the world. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions, callouts, and sidebars, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author.

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  • Deep Blue Sea
  • Preparing to Go
  • Struggles at Sea
  • Ocean to Ocean
  • One Long Wave
  • Glossary
  • Source Notes
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Dewey 92
Lexile 710
ATOS Reading Level 4.5
Guided Reading Level S
Language English
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Format Reinforced book, Hosted ebook
ISBN 9781634074704, 9781503807198
Copyright 2016, 2016
Number of Pages 24, 24
Dimensions 6.5 x 9, 6.5 x 9
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs

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Author: Xina M. Uhl

Xina M. Uhl has authored more than 15 books, including biographies and books on history and technology. She lives in sunny Southern California, where she spends far too much time reading. When she is not writing, she enjoys traveling, taking photographs, and hiking with her dogs. Her blog features her travel adventures and latest fiction projects.