Item description for Moby Dick (Bring the Classics to Life: Level 5) by Herman Melville...
Overview This old-time favorite is now written in a way that makes it easier for the children to understand. Each chapter also has a vocabulary list and focus places for the children to mind. At the end of each chapter it also has a comprehension check for the children to take.
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Studio: EDCON Publishing Group
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 8.25" Height: 10.75" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2003
Publisher Edcon Publishing Group
Series Bring the Classics to Life
ISBN 155576326X ISBN13 9781555763268
Availability 0 units.
More About Herman Melville
Herman Melville was born in August 1, 1819, in New York City, the son of a merchant. Only twelve when his father died bankrupt, young Herman tried work as a bank clerk, as a cabin-boy on a trip to Liverpool, and as an elementary schoolteacher, before shipping in January 1841 on the whaler Acushnet, bound for the Pacific. Deserting ship the following year in the Marquesas, he made his way to Tahiti and Honolulu, returning as ordinary seaman on the frigate United States to Boston, where he was discharged in October 1844. Books based on these adventures won him immediate success. By 1850 he was married, had acquired a farm near Pittsfield, Massachussetts (where he was the impetuous friend and neighbor of Nathaniel Hawthorne), and was hard at work on his masterpieceM oby-Dick. Literary success soon faded; his complexity increasingly alienated readers. After a visit to the Holy Land in January 1857, he turned from writing prose fiction to poetry. In 1863, during the Civil War, he moved back to New York City, where from 1866-1885 he was a deputy inspector in the Custom House, and where, in 1891, he died. A draft of a final prose work, Billy Budd, Sailor, was left unfinished and uncollated, packed tidily away by his widow, where it remained until its rediscovery and publication in 1924. Tony Millionaire is an American cartoonist, illustrator and author known for his syndicated comic strip Maakies and the Sock Monkey series of comic and picture books.
Herman Melville lived in New York City, in the state of New York. Herman Melville was born in 1819 and died in 1891.