February 20 Birthday: BORN IN THE BREEZES: THE VOYAGES OF JOSHUA SLOCUM

Joshua Slocum, navigator
Feb. 20, 1884-Nov. 14, 1909

Born in the Breezes: The Voyages of Joshua Slocum by Kathryn Lasky, illustrated by Walter Lyon Krudop (Orchard, 2001)

Sail the high seas with this story about Slocum’s life and his love of it.

The Joshua Slocum Society International
website attempts to “maintain a complete record of all single-handed
circumnavigators, to popularize the legendary first solo
circumnavigator, Captain Joshua Slocum.”