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  • Water Rat
    Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media, Turtleback, 2002
  • Water Rat
    Winslow Press, Paperback, 2001
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    Tandem Library, Unknown Binding, 2001
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    Winslowhouse International, Hardcover, 1998
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    Winslow Press, Unknown Binding, 1998

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Water Rat

Average rating
4.6 out of 5
Based on 7 Ratings and 6 Reviews

Book Description
It's 1748, and 14-year-old Matt, who is nicknamed Water Rat because he is crippled and loves the water, runs away from a tyrannical tavern owner and goes to live with a doctor and his family on their Delaware farm. When a pirate ship arrives at the family's dock, Matt proves himself a hero and manages to save the doctor's family while assisting with the capture of the pirates. "Laird creates a rea... More
Book Information
PublisherWinslow Press
BindingPaperback (5 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages186
Publication Date05/10/2001
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About Marnie Laird (Author) : Marnie Laird is a published author of children's books. Published credits of Marnie Laird include Water Rat.
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