The Great Quest

The Great Quest

by Charles Boardman Hawes

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Overview

The story opens in Massachusetts in 1826. After Neal Gleazen unexpectedly returns to town, he involves childhood friend Seth Woods and Seth’s nephew, twenty-year-old Joe, in a dangerous sea journey to retrieve a hidden treasure. But everything is not as it seems and Joe and Seth must come to terms with the truth and make the right choices or all will be lost. A Newbury Medal Nominee

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781515442196
Publisher: Wilder Publications
Publication date: 11/15/2019
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range: 5 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

AN OLD ACQUAINTANCE

The Stranger 7

My Uncle Behaves Queerly 14

Higgleby’s Barn 18

Swords and Ships 24

A Mysterious Project 32

HANDS ACROSS THE SEA

Good-Bye to Old Haunts and Faces 42

A Wild Night 53

The Brig Adventure 67

An Old Sea Song 71

A LOW LAND IN THE EAST

Matterson 79

New Light on an Old Friend 87

Captain North Again 94

Issues Sharply Drawn 105

Land Ho! 109

THREE DESPERATE MEN

The Island 118

Strangest of All 129

The Man from the Jungle 135

A Warning Defied 144

Burned Bridges 151

THE HOUSE ON THE HILL

Up Stream 155

A Grim Surprise 163

Siege 174

Sortie 181

FOR OUR VERY LIVES

Spears in the Dark 190

Cards and Chess 193

An Unseen Foe 200

The Fort Falls 205

Down the Current 217

The Fight at the Landing 227

THE LONG ROAD HOME

The Cruiser 235

A Passage at Arms 246

Westward Bound 255

The Door of Disaster 261

An Old, Old Story 270

Eheu Fugaces! 274

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