Around the World in 80 Days Novel


Around the World in Eighty Days

by Jules Vern 

Phileas Fogg wagered half his fortune that he can travel around the world in eighty days, crossing jungles, deserts, mountains, oceans -- all the while being pursued by a bounty hunter determined to stop him.

Barbara's Notes: This is a fun story to read, combining action, humor and challenging vocabulary. Although TLP is a literature program, this study includes a geography section. We are excited to offer this light-hearted study, and heartily recommend it to balance some of the weightier reading offered at this level. (Grades 9, 10, 11)

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Book Summary 208 pages
Book Category Adventure
Theme Tolerance, technology
Setting Europe, Asia, Japan, America
Novel Study Highlights 5 units
Spelling-Vocabulary Difficult
Critical Thinking Difficult
Biblical Focus Christian virtues
Related Studies World geography, railroads, Gandhi, Hinduism, Mormonism, Suez Canal, drug abuse
Focus Logic, fallacies, persuasive writing