Windcatcher by Avi
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While learning to sail during a visit to his grandmother's at the Connecticut shore, eleven-year-old Tony becomes excited about the rumors of sunken treasure in the area and starts following a couple who seem to be making a mysterious search for something.

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Avi is the author of more than sixty books, including Crispin: The Cross of Lead, a Newbery Medal winner, and Crispin: At the Edge of the World. His other acclaimed titles include The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle and Nothing But the Truth, both Newbery Honor Books, and most recently The Seer of Shadows. He lives with his family in Colorado.
Published March 30, 1991 by Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing. 128 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Sports & Outdoors. Fiction

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Impelled by a sudden enthusiasm, 11-year-old Tony invests all his savings in a small sailboat before leaving for his Portuguese grandma's and the small town of Swallows Bay.

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The Newbery Honor author offers a potent brew of mystery and adventure in this tale of an 11-year-old boy involved in a search for a centuries-old shipwreck.

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Tony has just bought his first small sailboat and he is going to stay with his grandma for a couple of weeks to learn how to sail.

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