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Old Ironsides: Americans Build a Fighting Ship

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4.2 out of 5
Based on 13 Ratings and 5 Reviews

Book Description
Made from the wood of more than 1,000 trees, she weighs 1,576 tons and carries 44 guns. She's the largest, fastest fighting ship of her class - the Constitution. The beginnings of a fledgling country's navy took shape in the graceful lines of this frigate, whose strength under fire earned her the nickname "Old Ironsides." Follow young John Aylwin as he watches and helps in the construction of one ... More
Book Information
PublisherHoughton Mifflin Company
BindingHardcover (5 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages32
ISBN-100395746787
ISBN-13978-0395746783
Publication Date04/28/1997
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About David Weitzman (Author) : David Weitzman is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of David Weitzman include Brown Paper School book: My Backyard History ... more
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