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Age 5+
Grade K-3

Peter Malone

Close to the Wind: The Beaufort Scale

Hardcover (Putnam Juvenile May 10, 2007)
Serving as a midshipman in the 1800s and sailing from Naples to the Caribbean, a young boy has the experience of a lifetime as the journey is changed constantly by the strength of the winds, in an informative guide to sailing, nautical terminology, and an introduction to the wind scale developed by Francis Beaufort in 1810.
0399243992 / 9780399243998
16.0 oz.
9.2 x 0.4 in.