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ESL A2

Full Steam Ahead

Author Cethan Leahy

Historical

autonomy, discrimination, family, overcoming adversity, bravery

1838 Two ships are racing to be the first to cross the Atlantic on steam power alone. SS Great Western is the favourite – an enormous ship, designed by Brunel himself. But the much smaller Sirius seems to be winning. Harry is on the Sirius, and he is desperate to win the race to New York. So, when it seems like someone is trying to slow the ship down, Harry is determined to find the person responsible…

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