The Nantucket Sea Monster
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- Publisher : Mims House Books
#sea monster #Thanksgiving #fake news
- Age group
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.