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Haste and Waste; The Young Pilot of Lake Champlain

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Haste and Waste; The Young Pilot of Lake Champlain by Oliver Optic is a thrilling adventure story that follows the journey of a young pilot named Ben Seabloom as he navigates the waters of Lake Champlain. The book is filled with exciting challenges, suspenseful moments, and unexpected twists that keep the reader on the edge of their seat.

One of the things that stands out about this book is the author's vivid descriptions of the beautiful Lake Champlain, which brings the setting to life and allows the reader to feel like they are right there with Ben as he pilots his boat through the water. Additionally, the characters are well-developed and relatable, making it easy to become emotionally invested in their fates.

However, the pacing of the story can be a bit uneven at times, with some sections feeling rushed while others drag on. Despite this, the overall plot is engaging and keeps the reader hooked until the very end.

Overall, Haste and Waste is a well-written and captivating tale that will appeal to readers of all ages. With its mix of adventure, suspense, and heartwarming moments, this book is sure to be enjoyed by anyone looking for a thrilling read.

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The sixth and last volume of the Woodville stories contains the record of a mechanical, rather than a moral triumph, though the virtues of patience and perseverance are incidentally illustrated, and the "little captain" of the Woodville is always a good son, a forbearing brother, and a kind friend. Lawry Wilford, the young pilot, is a boy of spirit and energy, who overcomes difficulties by a strong faith in himself, and redeems his family from poverty, in spite of the bad example and the bad conduct of his father and his older brother. Previous book in the series is Hope and Have; Fanny Grant Among the Indians. - Summary by Scarlett Martin from book preface Woodville Series: Rich and Humble; or, The Mission of Bertha Grant In School and Out; or, The Conquest of Richard Grant Watch and Wait; or, The Young Fugitives Work and Win; or, Noddy Newman on a Cruise Hope and Have; or, Fanny Grant Among the Indians Haste and Waste; or, The Young Pilot of Lake Champlain

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