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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

by Jules Verne

The Original Undersea Epic Adventure! One of the most thrilling science fiction adventures of all time, now with an introduction by Bruce Coville.


This exciting story features the unforgettable Captain Nemo, and is the chronicle of a submarine's fantastic voyage from the lost continent of Atlantis to the South Pole. His aquatic adventures will remain with the reader for a lifetime.


A character named Professor Aronnax narrates this sweeping undersea epic, considered by many to be one of the greatest adventures of all time. Aronnax bravely agrees to investigate a mysterious sea monster, only to discover it is actually an enormous high-tech submarine. When he boards the vessel, run by Captain Nemo, he learns the story of the submarine's fantastic voyage from the lost continent of Atlantis to the South Pole. Remarkable descriptions of sunken ships, never-before-seen creatures of the deep, and wonderful inventions are even better when you know that they are entirely the product of the author's imagination; he wrote the book before submarines came into general use! A wonderful introduction to classics.

Ages
11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 12
DRA
N/A
Guided Reading
Z+
Genre
Adventure, Classics

About the Author

Jules Verne

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