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The Resource The giant rat of Sumatra : or, Pirates galore, by Sid Fleischman ; illustrations by John Hendrix

The giant rat of Sumatra : or, Pirates galore, by Sid Fleischman ; illustrations by John Hendrix

Label
The giant rat of Sumatra : or, Pirates galore
Title
The giant rat of Sumatra
Title remainder
or, Pirates galore
Statement of responsibility
by Sid Fleischman ; illustrations by John Hendrix
Title variation
Pirates galore
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A cabin boy on a pirate ship finds himself in San Diego in 1846 as war breaks out between the United States and Mexico
Awards note
  • Texas bluebonnet nominee, 2006-07.
  • Texas Bluebonnet Award master list, 2006-2007.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
750
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
PZ7.F5992
LC item number
Gm 2005
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
4.5
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The giant rat of Sumatra : or, Pirates galore, by Sid Fleischman ; illustrations by John Hendrix
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 21
  • Chapter 4
  • Desperate events aboard The Giant Rat, and a bucket of whale oil
  • 29
  • Chapter 5
  • Regarding the fate of The Giant Rat and other important matters
  • 36
  • Chapter 6
  • Containing one surprise after another
  • 46
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 7
  • In which a pile of rubble bursts apart, and what jumps out
  • 55
  • Chapter 8
  • And then what happened
  • 65
  • Chapter 9
  • Containing various matters, including an unpleasant stowaway
  • 74
  • Chapter 10
  • Giant Rat of Sumatra pokes its nose off the coast of California, and things begin to happen
  • In which appears the lady in velvet, and Captain Gallows loses his boots
  • 85
  • Chapter 11
  • In which the tall Mexican talks more than necessary
  • 100
  • Chapter 12
  • Containing an excess of villains and a kick in the dirt
  • 104
  • Chapter 13
  • In which I keep my eyes peeled, and the judge gives a hopeless shrug
  • 1
  • 109
  • Chapter 14
  • In which Sam'l Spoons returns, and a dead man rises from the deep
  • 113
  • Chapter 15
  • A whaling ship blunders in, and I peel off my jacket
  • 120
  • Chapter 16
  • Containing a full account of the notorious duel and how it ended
  • 125
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 17
  • Containing a sprinkle of rain and news of Candalaria
  • 135
  • Chapter 18
  • Enter the man with fleas in his beard
  • 141
  • Chapter 19
  • In which news arrives and I leave
  • 145
  • Chapter 20
  • Of piranha fish and a room full of villains
  • In which villains spring forth and amazements abound
  • 149
  • Chapter 21
  • Being full of derring-do and daring don't
  • 156
  • Chapter 22
  • How the bold Giant Rat of Sumatra met her fate, and history was made
  • 161
  • Chapter 23
  • Containing all manner of things, including the secret of Don Simplicio
  • 13
  • 168
  • Chapter 24
  • In which Candalaria returns, and surprises lurk about
  • 175
  • Chapter 25
  • Being full of emeralds and punishments and a scruffy ship homeward bound
  • 184
  • Author's Note: In which the ink-stained writer confesses, and a trilogy is revealed before your eyes
  • 192
  • Chapter 3
  • In which One-Arm Ginger tips his hand, and I get an earful
Control code
ocm54929760
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
194 pages ;
Isbn
9780060742393
Lccn
2004042457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780060742393
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54929760
  • (Sirsi) a839731
Label
The giant rat of Sumatra : or, Pirates galore, by Sid Fleischman ; illustrations by John Hendrix
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 21
  • Chapter 4
  • Desperate events aboard The Giant Rat, and a bucket of whale oil
  • 29
  • Chapter 5
  • Regarding the fate of The Giant Rat and other important matters
  • 36
  • Chapter 6
  • Containing one surprise after another
  • 46
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 7
  • In which a pile of rubble bursts apart, and what jumps out
  • 55
  • Chapter 8
  • And then what happened
  • 65
  • Chapter 9
  • Containing various matters, including an unpleasant stowaway
  • 74
  • Chapter 10
  • Giant Rat of Sumatra pokes its nose off the coast of California, and things begin to happen
  • In which appears the lady in velvet, and Captain Gallows loses his boots
  • 85
  • Chapter 11
  • In which the tall Mexican talks more than necessary
  • 100
  • Chapter 12
  • Containing an excess of villains and a kick in the dirt
  • 104
  • Chapter 13
  • In which I keep my eyes peeled, and the judge gives a hopeless shrug
  • 1
  • 109
  • Chapter 14
  • In which Sam'l Spoons returns, and a dead man rises from the deep
  • 113
  • Chapter 15
  • A whaling ship blunders in, and I peel off my jacket
  • 120
  • Chapter 16
  • Containing a full account of the notorious duel and how it ended
  • 125
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 17
  • Containing a sprinkle of rain and news of Candalaria
  • 135
  • Chapter 18
  • Enter the man with fleas in his beard
  • 141
  • Chapter 19
  • In which news arrives and I leave
  • 145
  • Chapter 20
  • Of piranha fish and a room full of villains
  • In which villains spring forth and amazements abound
  • 149
  • Chapter 21
  • Being full of derring-do and daring don't
  • 156
  • Chapter 22
  • How the bold Giant Rat of Sumatra met her fate, and history was made
  • 161
  • Chapter 23
  • Containing all manner of things, including the secret of Don Simplicio
  • 13
  • 168
  • Chapter 24
  • In which Candalaria returns, and surprises lurk about
  • 175
  • Chapter 25
  • Being full of emeralds and punishments and a scruffy ship homeward bound
  • 184
  • Author's Note: In which the ink-stained writer confesses, and a trilogy is revealed before your eyes
  • 192
  • Chapter 3
  • In which One-Arm Ginger tips his hand, and I get an earful
Control code
ocm54929760
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
194 pages ;
Isbn
9780060742393
Lccn
2004042457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780060742393
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54929760
  • (Sirsi) a839731

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