By Rudyard Kipling

A pampered millionaire's son tumbles overboard from a luxurious liner and falls into luck, disguised within the kind of a fishing boat. The gruff and hearty staff educate the younger guy to be worthy his salt as they fish the waters off the Grand Banks of Newfoundland. Brimming with experience and humor.

Show description

Read Online or Download Captains Courageous PDF

Similar classics books

The Iron Dream

Set in a post-nuclear holocaust international, a singular which lines the increase to strength of 1 Feric Jaggar, an exile between mutants and mongrels to absolute rule within the place of origin of Truemen. With an afterword by way of James Sallis.

Mrs. Dalloway

Harcourt is proud to introduce new annotated variants of 3 Virginia Woolf classics, perfect for the varsity lecture room and past. For the 1st time, scholars analyzing those books can have the assets to hand to aid them comprehend the textual content in addition to the explanations and strategies at the back of Woolf's writing.

The Wind in the Willows

In Kenneth Grahame's vintage story of the River financial institution, Mole, Rat, Toad, and Badger make acquaintances, rejoice, and get into difficulty within the Wild wooden. while Toad is imprisoned for stealing a automobile, the buddies locate themselves in a struggle for Toad corridor. persist with the whimsical adventures of the Wild wooden within the Calico Illustrated Classics version of Grahame's The Wind within the Willows.

The Prince and the Pauper (Barnes and Noble Classics)

The Prince and the Pauper, through Mark Twain, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which deals caliber versions at reasonable costs to the coed and the final reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of conscientiously crafted extras. listed below are a few of the impressive positive aspects of Barnes & Noble Classics: All versions are fantastically designed and are published to greater requirements; a few contain illustrations of ancient curiosity.

Extra resources for Captains Courageous

Example text

This time the boat was a big steamer hauling cattle. The lumbering old vessel smelled like a thousand cattle pens! A very excited officer yelled at them for the latitude and longitude. Instead, Disko gave him a piece of his mind. ” Disko demanded. “You don’t deserve to be anywhere! You barnyard tramps go hogging the road on the high seas. You’ve no consideration for your neighbors. ” They traded insults until Disko gave them the latitude and longitude. ” It was that night, after supper, that Disko told them how he’d got his name.

To Harvey, the dory looked overloaded, and the sea very rough. His job was to keep ringing a 30 Captains Courageous 09/26/06 8:57 AM Page 31 Learning the Ropes • 3 bell so the dory could find the We’re Here in the dark. Harvey rang lustily, for he felt that two lives depended on him. Finally, there was a bump at the side of the We’re Here. The dory had returned! Long Jack and Tom Platt climbed on board, sloshing water and joking. Then they all rolled off to supper. Harvey stuffed himself with fish chowder and fried pies.

Secondly, he didn’t like crowded water. The more boats nearby, the more chances for accidents. Not to mention that greed could make a crew take foolish risks. ” This was the turning point of the season’s journey. With good luck, they would catch the rest of their fish here. Harvey had seen the Shoals on the map. It was one tiny dot. He wondered how even Disko could find it. Later, he learned that 45 Captains Courageous 09/26/06 8:57 AM Page 46 CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS Disko could find anything. He could even help lost ships find their way.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.99 of 5 – based on 10 votes