Obadiah the Bold

by Brinton Turkle

Paperback, 2018



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Beautiful Feet Books (2018), 35 pages


A young boy's desire to be a pirate is quelled by his brothers and sisters during a game.

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LibraryThing member eecnelsen
Obedia is a Quaker boy don't let the old English hinder the reading of this book. Kids will love it and its a great way to introduce new beliefs and language to children. Obedia gets a looking glass he thinks he wants to be a pirate until he learns what they do. His father tells him about his
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grandfather that he was named after who bravly sailed the seas. This is a touching story. The illistrations are vague but intresting.
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LibraryThing member wichitafriendsschool
The days of Clipper ships and Whalers in the quaint colonial village of Nantucket form the backdrop to these heartwarming tales of a Quaker family and the often rambunctious but always delightful Obadiah. In this tale, Obadiah has determined to become a fearless pirate when he grows up—to roam
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the seas with buried treasure in secret places! But the gift of an heirloom telescope and a gentle lesson from his father on true bravery give Obadiah an entirely new perspective on courage.
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