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From humorist, storyteller, author, and the voice of Motel 6 commercials, here is an exciting middle-grade adventure novel set in rural Alaska. Ivan and September Crane, ages 12 and 13, are left alone for a couple of weeks while their fisherman Dad is away at sea. In typical adolescent fashion, they quickly proceed to ignore his only two instructions--don't run down the batteries on the portable short-wave radio, their only means of communication, and don't cross the bay to town. Through a series of bad decisions they find themselves crossing Bag Bay in their skiff when they are suddenly overtaken by a sudden and fierce autumn storm known as a williwaw. Ivan and September must use every ounce of strength, courage, and ingenuity they posses to keep themselves afloat until help comes. Williwaw contains rich descriptions of Alaskan geography and wildlife. Its likable characters and taut suspense will keep readers riveted until the last page.
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full_title williwaw
author bodett tom
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lastUpdate 2018-03-20 22:55:49PM

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display_description In their father's absence, thirteen-year-old September and her younger brother Ivan disobey his orders by taking the boat out on their Alaska bay, where they are caught in a terrifying storm called a williwaw.
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subject_facet Alaska -- Fiction, Boats and boating. -- Fiction, Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Storms. -- Fiction
title_display Williwaw!
title_full Williwaw!, Williwaw! / by Tom Bodett
title_short Williwaw!
topic_facet Boats and boating, Brothers and sisters, Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Storms