Tom Whipple by Walter D. Edmonds audiobook

Tom Whipple

By Walter D. Edmonds
Read by Mark Turetsky

Blackstone Publishing
0.92 Hours 1
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This tale from Newbery Medal–winning author Walter D. Edmonds is based on a story found in Lydia Maria Child’s Letters from New York. An adventuresome youth determined to travel the world, Tom Whipple leaves his mother in New York and signs up for sea duty on a ship bound for Russia. As he sails, he makes up his mind to see the czar—and to present him with a gift.

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Summary

Summary

This tale from Newbery Medal–winning author Walter D. Edmonds is based on a story found in Lydia Maria Child’s Letters from New York.

An adventuresome youth determined to travel the world, Tom Whipple leaves his mother in New York and signs up for sea duty on a ship bound for Russia. As he sails, he makes up his mind to see the czar—and to present him with a gift.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A story to be cherished because it illustrates the resourcefulness and the single-minded courage which are the heritage of the free-born.” New York Times, 1942

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Author Bio: Walter D. Edmonds

Author Bio: Walter D. Edmonds

Walter D. Edmonds (1903–1998) was born in New York state. His 1936 novel Drums along the Mohawk was a bestseller for two years. His later works received major literary awards, including the National Book Award and the Newbery Medal.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 0.92
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English