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This book is about a young boy namned Jack who ran away from home. He ran away so he wouldn’t have to give a speech at his grandfather's funeral. He falls asleep on a beach and wakes up in the past, the time his grandfather was his age. He learns about his grandfather and after a long experience living in his time Jack goes back to his own time knowing more about life back in the time of his grandfather. The main charecters are young boys, around age 13, who help their captain build ships. When
Book #49 of the EBN Challenge at my Library.Challenge Topic: A book with a weather element in the title."Jack Stone" as he calls himself take a trip back in time to his hometown of Marion. He meets and spends time with his ancestos. He becomes best friends with his Grandpa, who is his age at this time. He learns about work, love, family, and the importance of it all.This book was great. I loved the way she used real people to flesh out her story. I would recommend it if you are looking for somet...
Time travel story. Setting - Cape Cod 1904. Jack Stone stumbles into a time warp and finds himself becoming fast friends with his grandfather as a young man. A bit slow at first but once the reader gets into it, it is an engrossing story.
A Storm Without RainA Storm Without Rain by Jan Adkins is a fictional novel about a young man named Jack Carter, and the unexpected journey he takes to find himself through his family’s past. Jack, the protagonist, lives in Marion, Massachusetts in the 1980’s. Surrounding his home is Buzzard’s Bay, a body of water that is highly influential in his lifestyle. His family has run the Carter Yard for generations of boat building. The Bay is the center of young Jack’s life. However, he fails to recog...
Lots of details of boat-making and sailing back in the early 1900's. I usually love time travel stories, this was pretty much a mild "like; not in the love range. Nice descriptions of life in a New England coastal town though, and occasional appearances by historical figures.
Fun trip back in time sailing around Cape Cod
A nice, simple time travel novel. Straightforward, easy reading. Not too deep, but I enjoyed it quite a bit.
Wordy, self-consciously clever, but beautiful and touching in parts. Gorgeous drawings!
A time storm takes John Swain (Jack Stone) into the past.
BTSYA / Teen Reader: This book is a real gem and should be considered a minor classic. It is impressive that the story uses the science fiction convention of time travel not as an end in itself, but to explore the deeper and more fulfilling themes of family and friendship.