Everything you need to understand or teach The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi and Edward Irving Wortis.
In 1832, an American girl who had been studying in England is sent home to Providence, Rhode Island. The ship on which she is to sail is a brig, the Seahawk, a merchant ship that will take about two months to reach Providence. Before the ship even sails, matters grow dark for Charlotte Doyle. The two families that were to keep her company both cancel their plans to sail on the Seahawk.
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