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Characters Where The Flag Floats D.C. Grant ✓ 6 Free read Summary ð Where The Flag Floats 106 Living in docklands of Sydney in1863 means that nimble fingers are of use to Sam Galloway than being able to read until his mother dies leaving him with a watch on which is engraved words he cannot read Her dying words entreat him to use the watch to find his dead father’s sister in New Zeal. 150 years ago New Zealand s worst ever maritime disaster took place on the treacherous waters of Auckland s Manukau Harbour when the Royal Navy ship HMS Orpheus ran aground on a sandbar 189 lives were lost DC Grant who writes historical fiction for children has woven a gripping adventure story around this tragic event featuring Sam Galloway a young orphan lad from Sydney who accidentally stows away when trying to retrieve the stolen watch that is his only clue to his family origins DC Grant has researched the Orpheus the ship itself as well as the shipwreck meticulously and blends plenty of historical fact with fiction while keeping the action rolling along at great pace Life on board the ship comes alive for the reader the sounds and smells the harsh punishments the camaraderie traditions and superstitions of the crew As well as being a rollicking good read it s an education in what life at sea was likeHighly recommended reading particularly for Australian and New Zealand 8 12 year old boys and girls A must for every school library Adults with an interest in New Zealand history should enjoy it too

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Characters Where The Flag Floats D.C. Grant ✓ 6 Free read Summary ð Where The Flag Floats 106 And The uest leads him to board HMS Orpheus as a stowaway little knowing that the royal navy corvette is doomed destined to be caught in a sandbank at the entrance to the Manukau Harbour As the ship breaks apart Sam is thrown into the tumultuous seas with the crewmen many of whom perish Will S. Great historical fiction an exciting and at times worrying adventure for a 12 year old in 1863 It covers Sam Galloways journey from Sydney to Auckland as a stowaway he is in search of his aunt as his mother has just died and his father died before he was born One learns uite a lot about sailing ships and naval practice but without it dominating too much uite a gruelling part of his life but with a positive ending Anayurt Oteli uest leads him to board HMS Orpheus as a stowaway little knowing that the royal navy corvette is doomed destined to be caught in a sandbank at the entrance to the Manukau Harbour As the ship breaks apart Sam is thrown into the tumultuous seas with the crewmen many of whom perish Will S. Great historical fiction an exciting and at times worrying adventure for a 12 year old in 1863 It covers Sam Galloways journey from Sydney to Auckland as a stowaway he is in search of his aunt as his mother has just died and his father died before he was born One learns The Dhammapada uite a lot about sailing ships and naval practice but without it dominating too much The Legend of Zelda Symphony of the Goddesses: Piano Solos uite a gruelling part of his life but with a positive ending

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Characters Where The Flag Floats D.C. Grant ✓ 6 Free read Summary ð Where The Flag Floats 106 Am survive to recover the precious watch that connects him to his father and the family he never knew he had Following the events of New Zealand greatest maritime disaster this adventure story for children gives insights into the shipwreck of HMS Orpheus on the Manukau Bar on 7th February 1863. An exciting historical page turner for ages from about 9 up


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    Characters Where The Flag Floats D.C. Grant ✓ 6 Free read Characters ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ D.C. Grant Like most Aucklanders I didn't know an awful lot about the wreck of HMS Orpheus on the Manukau Bar in February 1863 It was New Zealand's worst maritime disaster with 189 of the 259 crew members dying But having read Dawn Grant's book

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    Read online Where The Flag Floats E-pub author D.C. Grant Characters ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ D.C. Grant Characters Where The Flag Floats 150 years ago New Zealand's worst ever maritime disaster took place on the treacherous waters of Auckland's Manukau Harbour when the Royal Navy ship HMS Orpheus ran aground on a sandbar 189 lives were lost DC Grant who writes historical fiction for children has woven a gripping adventure story around this tragic event feat

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    Characters Where The Flag Floats Read online Where The Flag Floats E-pub author D.C. Grant Characters ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ D.C. Grant Great historical fiction an exciting and at times worrying adventure for a 12 year old in 1863 It covers Sam Galloways journey from Sydney to Auckland as a stowaway he is in search of his aunt as his mother has just died and his father died before he was born One learns uite a lot about sailing ships and naval practice but without it dominating too much uite a gruelling part of his life but with a positive ending

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    Characters Where The Flag Floats Characters ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ D.C. Grant D.C. Grant ✓ 6 Free read Captivatingfull of intense drama So glad I was gifted this book as it will be a great read aloud for my class this termD C Grant is able to develop the characters and the setting adding complexity and be true to the time

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    Characters ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ D.C. Grant Read online Where The Flag Floats E-pub author D.C. Grant D.C. Grant ✓ 6 Free read Great book Spent the day on a bean bag reading about Orpheus last journey Exciting informative interesting and entertaining read DC Grant has really managed to weave together a story with historical factsexcitement and very interesting characters

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    Read online Where The Flag Floats E-pub author D.C. Grant An exciting historical page turner for ages from about 9 up

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    Read online Where The Flag Floats E-pub author D.C. Grant really enjoyed this book going to see if Grant has written other books

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  • 21 May 2019
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