The wreck of the Zephyr

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IL: LG - BL: 3.7 - AR Pts: 0.5
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590L
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At the edge of a cliff lies the wreck of a small sailboat. How did it get there? "Waves carried it up in a storm," says an old sailor. But is it possible that waves could ever get that high? There is another story -- the story of a boy and his obsessive desire to be the greatest sailor, the story of a storm that carried the boy and his boat to a place where boats glide like gulls high above the water and not upon it. Chris Van Allsburg tells that story of the boy and his boat, the Zephyr, in words and haunting, full-color pastel paintings. His sailboats sail the night sky with the stars in pictures so vivid that the reader can almost hear the wind in the sails. Here is a work of unusual artistry that will enchant readers of all ages for many years to come.
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9780544050051
9780395330753
Reading Level:
LG
Level 3.7, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
590L
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Grouping Title wreck of the zephyr
Grouping Author van allsburg chris
Grouping Category book
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subject_facet Boating accidents -- Juvenile fiction, Boys -- Juvenile fiction, Sailboats -- Juvenile fiction, Sailing -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The wreck of the Zephyr
title_full The wreck of the Zephyr / Chris Van Allsburg, The wreck of the Zephyr / written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg
title_short The wreck of the Zephyr
topic_facet Boating accidents, Boys, Sailboats, Sailing