The Nantucket Sea Monster

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  • Publisher : Mims House Books
Mims House Books
  • Tags

    #sea monster #Thanksgiving #fake news

  • Age group

    7+

  • Category

    History , Mystery , Reading Olympiad - Grade 3

Do you believe everything you read in the newspaper? Early in August 1937, a news flash came: a sea monster had been spotted lurking off the shore of Nantucket Island. Historically, the Massachusetts island had served as port for whaling ships. Eyewitnesses swore this wasn't a whale, but some new, fearsome creature. As eyewitness account piled up, newspaper stories of the sea monster spread quickly. Across the nation, people shivered in fear. Read this true fake-news story.