In Overboard, a chartered sailboat flips over in a storm and three young people struggle to survive on a poorly equipped lifeboat. This novel combines a realistic look at blended-family issues with a thrilling survival tale.
Reading level: grade 2.8. Lexile 460L. Interest level: grades 6-12.
“From the moment the novel begins, tensions are high …E. L. Thomas writes with such a perceptive approach for reluctant readers without seeming to simplify content or language. The story and word choice pull the reader in. “ – Sheila Janzen, CM Magazine.
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