Shipwreck - Prologue: Saturday, July 15, 2010 hours and Chapter One: Sunday, July 9, 2140 hours Summary & Analysis

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Prologue: Saturday, July 15, 2010 hours and Chapter One: Sunday, July 9, 2140 hours Summary

Shipwreck by Gordon Korman is the first of the 'Island' series. This first book in the series introduces the adolescents who are part of an ongoing program called Charting a New Course (CNC) in which troubled youth sent to sea for a month to learn skills such as cooperation, teamwork, and encourage friendship and camaraderie. On July 11th they cast off from the marina in Guam with a total of eight on board including Captain Cascadden and first mate, Mr. Radford.

The schooner called Phoenix is fighting her way through thirty foot swells when suddenly the mainsail goes up. It is mayhem on deck when the next wave catches the Phoenix broadside. When the body hit the water, the howling gale was all that could...

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