Abby Sunderland

Alone on the Indian Ocean

True Stories, Real People
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

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.

Momentum
Format Your Price Add
978-1-5038-0719-8
$34.95
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Hi-Lo, Narrative, Nonfiction
Category High Interest
Copyright 2016
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2016-01-01
BISACS JNF007110
Dewey 92
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 710
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 4.5
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 180023
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Primary-source text, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
  • Deep Blue Sea
  • Preparing to Go
  • Struggles at Sea
  • Ocean to Ocean
  • One Long Wave
  • Glossary
  • Source Notes
  • To Learn More
  • Index
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.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of True Stories, Real People from Horn Book Guide on October 1, 2016

True Stories, Real People series. Each short, inspiring biography is divided into four or five chapters written in an objective, unpretentious manner. Quotation sources are fastidiously footnoted and listed in the back matter. Navigation is easy thanks to clean layouts and a simple color View →