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Humphrey The Lost Whale

Author : Wendy Tokuda
ISBN : 1611720176
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes how a migrating humpback whale mistakenly entered the San Francisco Bay in 1985 and swam sixty-four miles inland before being led back to the sea by people concerned for his welfare.

The Lost Whale

Author : Michael Parfit
ISBN : 9781250031983
Genre : Nature
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The heartbreaking and true story of a lonely orca named Luna who befriended humans in Nootka Sound, off the coast of Vancouver Island by Michael Parfit and Suzanne Chisholm. One summer in Nootka Sound on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, a young killer whale called Luna got separated from his pod. Like humans, orcas are highly social and depend on their families, but Luna found himself desperately alone. So he tried to make contact with people. He begged for attention at boats and docks. He looked soulfully into people's eyes. He wanted to have his tongue rubbed. When someone whistled at him, he squeaked and whistled back. People fell in love with him, but the government decided that being friendly with Luna was bad for him, and tried to keep him away from humans. Policemen arrested people for rubbing Luna's nose. Fines were levied. Undaunted, Luna refused to give up his search for connection and people went out to meet him, like smugglers carrying friendship through the dark. But does friendship work between species? People who loved Luna couldn't agree on how to help him. Conflict came to Nootka Sound. The government built a huge net. The First Nations' members brought out their canoes. Nothing went as planned, and the ensuing events caught everyone by surprise and challenged the very nature of that special and mysterious bond we humans call friendship. The Lost Whale celebrates the life of a smart, friendly, determined, transcendent being from the sea who appeared among us like a promise out of the blue: that the greatest secrets in life are still to be discovered.

Little Wave And The Mystery Of The Lost Whale

Author : Linda Joy
ISBN : 9781469192680
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Little Wave and the Mystery of the Lost Whale is the 2nd book in the Little Wave trilogy. It is an exciting story of how the trio, Little Wave, Jiffer the sailboat and Obee the albatross on a new adventure, find a lost baby humpback whale. Together they save the baby Thumpy and enlist the locals of the Pacific Ocean to search for the parents/pod. They learn from the whales about the dangers that impact the life of the seas and some of the legends surrounding their history. Filled with Love and heart warming friendship this book will be enjoyed over and over. As an added bonus children relate to the colorful crayon illustrations which encourage them to be creative as well as giving them a taste of real life in the ocean.

Spirulina And The Lost Whale

Author : Kelly McKain
ISBN : 043995942X
Genre : Children's stories
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Bored with sitting pretty on Mermaid Rock, Spirulina leaves her sisters and goes off to find someone else to play with. Whilst having fun with the fishes, she meets Splosh, a baby whale. But Spirulina's new friend has lost his mummy, and when they set out to search for her, all they find is a boatful of nasty fishermen and a large fishing net - just right for catching mermaids...

The Last Whale

Author : Chris Pash
ISBN : 9781458717214
Genre : Environmentalists
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It's the end of the seventies and one young reporter is bearing witness to the final days of Australia's whaling industry. Thirty years after the last whale was captured and slaughtered in Australia, Chris Pash, tells the very human story of the characters and events that brought whaling to an end. This fair and balanced account portrays the raw adventure of going to sea, the perils of being a whaler and the 'crazy, but somehow magical' commitment that leads activists to throw themselves into the path of an explosive harpoon. Accompanied by a wonderful photographic record of the time, this is the action-packed history of a town reliant on whaling dollars pitted against a determined band of protesters.

Hardy Boys 47 Mystery Of The Whale Tattoo

Author : Franklin W. Dixon
ISBN : 1101076607
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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One exciting event follows another when Frank and Joe Hardy are hired to apprehend the pickpockets who have been plaguing Solo’s Super Carnival. When their friends Tony Prito and Biff Hooper exhibit a stuffed whale dug up at a construction project, they all but put the carnival out of business. In this thrilling mystery the young detectives pit their wits against a gang of thieves whose bizarre identification, a three-part whale tattoo, proves to be a nearly insolvable riddle.

The Lost Fleet

Author : Marc Songini
ISBN : 9781466858336
Genre : History
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Arctic disasters, rogue whales, ambush by Confederate ships--the true saga of one captain's struggle to survive the demise of the Yankee whaling fleet It's the mid-ninteenth century and the American whaling fleet is struck by one hammer blow after the other. Yankee whalers are contending with icebergs, storms, rogue whales, sharks, hostile natives, and disease. Many whalers give up the life—but some carry on the vocation. One such man is a captain from Connecticut, Thomas William Williams. Not only does he go out on voyage after voyage, he even takes on board with him his tiny wife, Eliza, and his infant son and daughter. The Lost Fleet's thrilling narrative recounts Williams' remarkable career, including a daring escape from the Confederate cruiser Alabama and a daring rescue and salvage of lost ships off Alaska's coast. Songini has crafted a historical masterpiece in recording a family saga, a true narrative of adventure and death on the high seas, and a detailed and well-researched look at the demise of Yankee whaling.

Andrew Lost 6 In The Whale

Author : J.C. Greenburg
ISBN : 0307532550
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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After escaping an underwater volcano, Andrew, Judy, and Thudd drive their submersible vehicle, the Water Bug, right down a whale’s throat! This is the second in a four-book set that will take the kids on a tour of undersea phenomena, from the Great Barrier Reef to the Mariana Trench to the inside of a whale, as they try to find their way home. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Long Lost Tale Of The Dragon And The Whale

Author : Rainey Marie Highley
ISBN : 9781480801516
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Long ago before there were birds, people, or even words, a not-so-typical dragon and an unusual whale embark on a glorious adventure to explore universes and find new worlds. One day, the two friends come across ancient planet Earth-unexplored, uninhabited, and covered entirely in water. The dragon and whale can hardly believe their luck. What a gift to discover a planet just born! Filled with delight at their finding, the dragon and whale decide to play a game to see who can invent the most extraordinary creatures to fill the sea. Motivated and inspired by one another's imaginative abilities, these two friends create wondrous starfish, sea turtles, manta rays, and more-until a brilliant idea about teamwork changes everything. Written in rhythmic verse, this charming children's tale shares an enlightening message designed to stimulate the imagination, inspire compassion, and encourage the value of cooperation.

The Nautical Magazine And Naval Chronicle For 1837

Author : Various
ISBN : 9781108053891
Genre : History
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The 1837 Nautical Magazine reports on Darwin's 1831 voyage on the Beagle, as well Caribbean piracy and Australian harbours.

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