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Helmed by Joe Follansbee, Fyddeye features two fascinating eBooks cemented in historical relevance. "Blowing Out The Stink: Life on a Lumber and Cod Schooner, 1897-1947" is a factual investigation into the life and history of the lumber and cod schooner 'Wawona.' Follansbee's non-fiction account features detailed illustrations, historical photographs, and vivid tales, recreating a world that ended with the last sailing ships. "Bet: Stowaway Daughter" is a fictional novel that complements Follansbee's extensive research, focusing on a courageous heroine who seeks to prove the innocence of her sea captain father by jumping aboard a vessel headed to Alaska.

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  • Blowing Out The Stink: Life on a Lumber and Cod Schooner (1897-1947) by Joe Follansbee (eBook) cover

    Blowing Out The Stink: Life on a Lumber ...

    Fyddeye
    135 Pages, Grades 9 - 12, Staff
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    Blowing Out The Stink: Life on a Lumber and Cod Schooner (1897-1947) by Joe Follansbee (eBook)

    Blowing Out the Stink - a fisherman's phrase for doing laundry at sea - tells the story of the lumber and cod schooner Wawona and the quirky adventures of her captains and crews in the North Pacific. Learn about the innovations of Wawona's builder, H.D. Bendixsen. Capt. Ralph E. "Matt" Peasley, "the big overgrown kid," became the most famous ship captain in America. Capt. Charles Foss called on the heavens for a breeze by wearing his wife's hats. And the crew caught hundreds of tons of cod in the stormy Bering Sea while secretly fermenting shipboard wine with canned fruit and sourdough starter. First published in 2006 as the award-winning Shipbuilders, Sea Captains, and Fishermen: The Story of the Schooner Wawona, Blowing Out the Stink features detailed illustrations, historical photographs, and great stories, Blowing Out the Stink recreates a world that ended with the last sailing ships and updates readers on the ultimate fate of Wawona. With nearly two dozen images and illustrations, as well as sample chapters of Bet: Stowaway Daughter, a young adult novel based on Blowing Out The Stink.


     
  • Bet: Stowaway Daughter by Joe Follansbee (eBook) cover

    Bet: Stowaway Daughter by Joe Follansbee (eBook)

    Fyddeye
    125 Pages, Grades 5 - 8
    Was: $2.99 (USD)
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    Bet: Stowaway Daughter by Joe Follansbee (eBook)

    Set in 1933 Seattle and Alaska, Bet: Stowaway Daughter in the story of Lisbet "Bet" Lindstrom, the 13-year-old daughter of a sea captain convicted of theft and sent to prison. Bet is convinced her father is innocent, but she has no way to prove it. Desperate to free her father, a Norwegian immigrant, she visits his old fishing boat, and spots a horribly scarred sailor who might know the truth about the crime. Ignoring the warnings of her friends, she secretly jumps aboard the ship and sails to Alaska. She braves huge storms, performs daring rescues, makes news friends among the crew, and faces the man who threatens everything she loves.