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Carol N CRONIN's Books

  On the first night of a long-awaited sailing adventure, fever sends young Oliver back into the teeth of Hurricane Carol, a storm that devastated the New England coastline in 1954. The character we came to love in Oliver’s Surprise finds himself aboard Cap'n Eli's schooner Surprise as the storm makes landfall.  Once again, young readers see New England coastal history through...
Oliver's Surprise
Longing to feel closer to his favorite grandfather, Oliver skips school on a sparkling September afternoon and hides out on a tired schooner. When he wakes up on the ways of his grandfather's boatyard and realizes he's been transported back to 1938, he must decide what to do before the dangerous hurricane he'd been studying in school hits. While the main character is a 12 year old...