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Wreck of the Essex
Fourteen year old Thomas Nickerson stands aboard the whaling ship Essex and scans the Pacific Ocean. Somewhere beneath the surface lurks Maximus, the sperm whale that killed his father. Suddenly the whale charges and destroys the ship.
Thus begins the odyssey of Thomas Nickerson and the Essex crew, adrift in battered whaleboats thousands of miles from land. As they battle starvation and storms, Tom makes surprising discoveries about courage, hope, and the power of friendship.
Eucharistic Miracles for Kids is a treasury of stories based on actual Eucharistic miracles documented by the Church. Here is perfect First Communion gift and a good read for older kids too. It is sure to inspire young and old alike.