Castaway : the diary of Samuel Abraham Clark, Disappointment Island, 1907 / written by Bill O'Brien.

By: O'Brien, Bill, 1946- [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: My story: Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Scholastic, 2006Description: 207 p. : ill. ; 19 cmISBN: 1869437500 Subject(s): Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc. -- Children's fiction | Shipwrecks -- Children's fiction | Orphans -- Children's fiction | Auckland Islands (N.Z.) -- Children's fiction | Diaries -- Children's fiction | Castaways -- Children's fiction | Disappointment Island (N.Z.) -- Children's fiction | Dundonald (Barque) -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand. Summary: Life in the orphanage is often brutal and Sam decides to break away and work his passage to Sydney on a ship. From there he plans to go to America to find his brother. Unfortunately he chooses the ill-fated Dundonald to work his passage. Only weeks out from Sydney the Dundonald is wrecked and Sam is one of 15 sailors cast away on Disappointment Island. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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Novel for children.

Life in the orphanage is often brutal and Sam decides to break away and work his passage to Sydney on a ship. From there he plans to go to America to find his brother. Unfortunately he chooses the ill-fated Dundonald to work his passage. Only weeks out from Sydney the Dundonald is wrecked and Sam is one of 15 sailors cast away on Disappointment Island. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

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