Around the World

Book Verdict

Around the World

by Matt Phelan

First Release:

January 2012

ISBN: 9780763636197

Three adventurers circle the globe: Thomas Stevens on a bicycle in 1884, Nellie Bly in a race against time in 1889, and Joshua Slocum alone in his sloop in 1895. Full-color illustrations done in pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor.

  • ISBN: 9780763636197
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: -
    Publisher: Candlewick
    Page Count: 240
    Trim Size: 6 5/8" x 8"
    Dewey Classification: 741.5/973
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.6, Points: 1
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.4, Points: 4
    Lexile: Level: GN710L
    Awards & Honors: Booklist 2011 Editors' Choice, Books for Youth, Fiction, Young Readers; Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Books of 2011; SLJ Best Books of 2011, Nonfiction; SLJs Top 10 2011: Graphic Novels; Booklist Lasting Connections of 2012, Nonfiction; Booklist Top 10 Graphic Novels for Youth: 2012; BCCB 2011 Blue Ribbon, Nonfiction; 2012 CCBC Choices
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