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Nightbirds on Nantucket.

Joan Aiken

Nightbirds on Nantucket.

by Joan Aiken

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.A2695 Ni
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p.
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5982929M
LC Control Number66012188
OCLC/WorldCa522033

"A Yearling book." "The Wolves chronicles featuring Dido Twite"--Cover Nine-year-old Dido befriends Dutiful Penitence, daughter of a nineteenth-century whaling-ship captain, and ends up on Nantucket amid villains intent on killing England's apocryphal James III. The fate of an year-old girl depends on the whimsy of a pink : I am grateful to the whaling museums at Nantucket and New Bedford, from whom I obtained much valuable information, and to the latter for their instructive glossary of 4/5(32).

Nightbirds on Nantucket by Joan Aiken A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. of results for "books on nantucket" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Eligible for Free Shipping Nightbirds on Nantucket (Wolves Chronicles Book 3) Book 3 of 9: Wolves Chronicles (A Merry Folger Nantucket Mystery Book 5) Book 5 of 6: A Merry Folger Nantucket Mystery.

Buy Nightbirds on Nantucket by Aiken, Joan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(12). Get this from a library! Nightbirds on Nantucket. [Joan Aiken; Edward Gorey] -- Although Dido Twite wants to return to England, she must first solve some mysteries in Nantucket.


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Aiken writes atmospheric prose--almost a Dickens for young people. Her stories are richly textured with plot twists and unexpected connections between characters.

Nightbirds on Nantucket is especially fun for those who enjoy a taste of whaling culture during the late nineteenth by: 2. 'Nightbirds' begins on board a whaling ship, traveling in the arctic in search of whales to kill.

Historically, this was a very interesting time to live in and Nantucket was a major center of whaling/5. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Nightbirds on Nantucket by Joan Aiken at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Brand: HMH Books. Nightbirds on Nantucket is very well written. Dido's is a very engaging heroine and we have read most of the books by Joan Aiken that involve Dido.

I 5/5(5). It's a whale of a lot of fun. Though more than a fraction tamer than The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, the humor is as broad as it was in Black Hearts in Battersea and the plot as thick. Dido Twait's cockney sounds right at home along with the Nantucket twang. She's eleven years old and awakens after a nine month coma aboard the good ship Sarah Casket, a whaler that rescued her from the wreck of.

Nightbirds On Nantucket () About book: Man, I love these books. The Wolves of Willoughby chase is really good, and deservedly a classic, but where's the love for Dido Twite. Most people I know don't realize that this was a series (the connection to 'Wolves' is a loose one).

I love the little spitfire. : Nightbirds on Nantucket (Wolves Chronicles) () by Aiken, Joan and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K).

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Get this from a library. Nightbirds on Nantucket. [Joan Aiken] -- Nine-year-old Dido befriends Dutiful Penitence, daughter of a nineteenth-century whaling-ship captain, and ends up on Nantucket amid villains intent on killing England's apocryphal James III. The. Nightbirds on Nantucket - Ebook written by Joan Aiken.

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Children's books featuring bold and brave girls are both becoming easier for parents to find, and /5(21). All books set in Nantucket on the global book map. We found 85 books set in Nantucket and 24 others set nearby Toggle navigation Nightbirds on Nantucket by Joan Aiken.

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Nightbirds on Nantucket. [Joan Aiken; Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)] -- The fate of an year-old girl depends on the whimsy of a pink whale. Having had enough of life on board the ship that saved her from a watery grave, Dido Twite wants nothing more than to sail home. After reading Nightbirds on Nantucket by Joan Aiken I have experience a profound feeling to regain the childhood I left behind me some years ago, it is an insane and enriching feeling that should enlighten any adult, child, male or female.

The story begins when ten-year old Dido Twite, an English girl, awakens from a ten-month coma aboard an American whaling ship/5(12). Nightbirds on Nantucket (Paperback) Nightbirds on Nantucket (Paperback) By Joan Aiken.

Email or call for price daughter of the American writer Conrad Aiken, was born in Rye, Sussex, England, and has written more than sixty books for children, including The Wolves of Willoughby Chase.

Product Details ISBN: Publisher: HMH Books.Get this from a library! Nightbirds on Nantucket. [Joan Aiken] -- The fate of an year-old girl depends on the whimsy of a pink whale.

Having had enough of life on board the ship that saved her from a watery grave, Dido Twite wants nothing more than to sail home.By the way, our suggested order of reading the series is: Wolves of Willoughby Chase, Blackhearts in Battersea, Nightbirds on Nantucket,The Whispering Mountain (This backtracks to give a "prequel" of Owen's story), The Stolen Lake, Dangerous Games, The Cuckoo Tree, Dido and Pa, Is Underground, Cold Shoulder Road, Midwinter Nightingale, and The Witch of Clatteringshaws/5.