Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



Dare the wind / Tracey Fern ; pictures by Emily Arnold McCully.

Fern, Tracey E. (Author). McCully, Emily Arnold, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch J B C913d (Text) 33126018695340 JBiography Available -
Erlanger Branch J B C913d (Text) 33126018695357 JBiography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374316990 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0374316996 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Margaret Ferguson Books, Farrar Straus Giroux, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Color map on lining papers.
"Margaret Ferguson Books."
Summary, etc.:
Ellen Prentiss's papa said she was born with saltwater in her veins, so he gave her sailing lessons and taught her how to navigate. As soon as she met a man who loved sailing like she did, she married him. When her husband was given command of a clipper ship custom-made to travel quickly, she knew that they would need every bit of its speed for their maiden voyage: out of New York City, down around the tip of Cape Horn, and into San Francisco, where the Gold Rush was well under way. In a time when few women even accompanied their husbands onboard, Ellen Prentiss navigated their ship to set the world record for speed along that route.
Subject: Creesy, Eleanor, 1814-1900.
Flying Cloud (Clipper-ship)
Women sailors > Biography.

Additional Resources