The True Adventure of Daniel Hall by Diane Stanley
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For anyone who loves adventure tales, historical stories, or both, here is the incredible true story of a boy who left home at the age of 14 on a whaling voyage--and found more excitement and danger on his trip than most people see in a lifetime. From a bustling New Bedford port to the bleak Siberian wilderness, Diane Stanley traces the path of a young adventurer in a vanished world. Full-color illustrations.
 

About Diane Stanley

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Diane Stanley was born in 1943 and was raised in Abilene, Texas. She later attended both Trinity University and Johns Hopkins University. Her portfolio of children's book illustrations was creative enough for her to begin publication in 1978. She became an art director for G.P. Putnam & Sons and later began retelling and illustrating classic children's books. Stanley has revamped the fairy tale, Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter and has also researched the children's biographies Cleopatra and Leonardo Da Vinci. She also illustrated her mother's book, The Last Princess.
 
Published September 1, 1995 by Dial. 40 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, History, Action & Adventure. Non-fiction

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The voyage is scheduled to last three years, but Daniel cuts his journey short when he flees the ship (and the brutal ministrations of the sadistic captain) while on the chilly eastern coast of Siberia.

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""This riveting tale is based on a 15-year-old's own account of the four-year journey that took him from his home in Massachusetts to Siberia in 1856.

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Stanley bases this riveting tale on Daniel Hall's own account of the four-year journey that took him from his hometown of New Bedford, Mass., to the wilds of Siberia.

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