Submarine Outlaw takes you on the wild ride of a young boy on the Rock (Newfoundland) dreaming of a life beyond fishing. What he really wants to do is explore and along with an eccentric junk yard mechanic he dreams of exploring in a submarine. Philip Roy’s Submarine Outlaw has lovable and believable characters, bringing alive a well-written, evenly paced story. You will be required to suspend your disbelief and join them on this fantastic journey.
Rating: #1(Highly Recommended) ✓ #2 #3 #4 (not acceptable)
Interest Level: Grade 4-6 Reading Level: Grade 5 +
Curriculum Area: Language Arts, Social Studies
Theme(s) Topic(s): adventure, solving problems, life on the coast
This book would be suitable for: ✓ Lit Circles ✓ Kit Materials ✓Read-Aloud (Gr.) 4,5
First chapter makes good read aloud although other chapters might work as well, whole book would be worth it if it fit your curricular interests.