The Resource The christmas tree ship, Carol Crane, (ebook.)

The christmas tree ship, Carol Crane, (ebook.)

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The christmas tree ship
Title
The christmas tree ship
Statement of responsibility
Carol Crane
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On November 21, 1912, the schooner Rouse Simmons set sail from a small northern Michigan town across Lake Michigan. Affectionately dubbed the "Christmas Tree Ship," this was an annual trek for the Rouse Simmons. With its cargo of Christmas trees, the ship was bound for Chicago. There Captain Herman Scheunemann would sell the trees for 50 cents or $1.00 and even gave many away to needy families. But the schooner never makes its destination. The Rouse Simmons, with all hands and cargo, disappears into the cold waters. The ship's wreckage is not found until 1971. Drawing from stories told by her grandfather, author Carol Crane weaves a fictional tale based on the true events of the doomed schooner. And she explains how the captain's widow went on to continue his tradition of delivering holiday trees to Chicago. Carol Crane's many books for Sleeping Bear Press include the best-selling P is for Pilgrim: A Thanksgiving Alphabet and The Handkerchief Quilt. As a literacy advocate, Carol speaks at schools and conferences. She lives in North Carolina. Chris Ellison has illustrated children's picture books and adult historical fiction for nearly 20 years. His book Let Them Play was a 2006 Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People. Chris lives in Mississippi
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Crane, Carol
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Text Difficulty 3
  • LG/Lower grades (K-3rd)
  • 4.6
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ATOS Level
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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NC Kids
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  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • History
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The christmas tree ship, Carol Crane, (ebook.)
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Title from eBook information screen.
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781410365750
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B25A1D10-9F7B-45BE-B121-ECBB2061D13C
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ODN0001372874
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Label
The christmas tree ship, Carol Crane, (ebook.)
Link
Publication
Note
Title from eBook information screen.
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781410365750
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B25A1D10-9F7B-45BE-B121-ECBB2061D13C
System control number
ODN0001372874
System details
Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 25455 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3134 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB)

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