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Taylor, Theodore.
New York : Blue Sky Press, 2001.
IL 3-6, RL 4.6
ISBN 0439248795
A letter arrived.  It is July in the year 1914 in Portsmouth, Virginia.  The letter is from eleven-year-old Evan Bryant's grandfather.  Nobody knew that his grandfather was still alive and living at the International Seaman's Last Harbor in Brooklyn, New York.

Long ago, Evan's mother thought her father had been lost at sea.  Her mother's Aunt Molly called him a "fishing scalawag."  Evan's real name is "Evander".  His father named him after his now deceased grandfather and founder of the family business.  Evan's father is quite prim and proper and has little time for him.  A bully at school, Mike Hodge makes life difficult for Evan.  Evan and his friend Buddy hope that Evan's grandfather will take them fishing.  Read A Sailor Returns by Theodore Taylor and discover what happens when Evan's grandfather comes to town.  (New Hampshire Great Stone Face Committee)

SUBJECTS:     Grandfathers -- Fiction.
                        Seafaring life -- Fiction.
                        Physically handicapped -- Fiction.


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