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Scheduled to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the tragic sinking of the TITANIC, a topic that continues to haunt and thrill readers to this day, this book by critically acclaimed author Deborah Hopkinson weaves together the voices and stories of real TITANIC survivors and witnesses to the disaster -- from the stewardess Violet Jessop to Captain Arthur Rostron of the CARPATHIA, who came to the rescue of the sinking ship. Packed with heartstopping action, devastating drama, fascinating historical details, loads of archival photographs on almost every page, and quotes from primary sources, this gripping story, which follows the TITANIC and its passengers from the ship's celebrated launch at Belfast to her cataclysmic icy end, is sure to thrill and move readers.
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published on April 1, 2012 by Scholastic Press
ISBN-10: 0545116740
ISBN-13: 9780545116749
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  • tuttletots123
    tuttletots123Monday, February 6, 2017 at 9:13 am
    Amazing this book is unsinkable jk
    • curlyheadyoyo
      curlyheadyoyoFriday, December 16, 2016 at 7:19 am
      This was a really interesting book.I found that this book was a very historic book and very very sad.The Titanic book was sad because, in the beginning of the book the people who made the Titanic said that the ship was '' unsinkable.'' Yet, all of those people died from hitting an iceberg. Sure if the ship hadn't have hit the iceberg maybe it would't have sunken. I don't know but that was a very sad story.
      • clayg
        claygFriday, September 30, 2016 at 8:31 am44 stars
        It tells the sad stories and innocent lives that died because of an accident
        • mattattack57
          mattattack57Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 7:57 pm55 stars
          This story was great. Now you may be thinking, "This book isn't for me, I don't like non-fiction." Clear those thoughts out of your head. This book is technically non-fiction but you can't tell. The way it is written makes it seem like fiction.
          • ryannreed
            ryannreedFriday, August 28, 2015 at 9:23 am
            this is an impressive its abbsalutly amazing no dought
            • ocean611
              ocean611Friday, May 15, 2015 at 4:47 am44 stars
              It had alot of pictures and it was a pretty good story for the most part.
              • anni-mae4ever
                anni-mae4everWednesday, April 9, 2014 at 3:18 pm
                i love this book sooooooo much!!!!!!
                • abigaild707
                  abigaild707Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 3:00 pm
                  I didn't start reading it but I think it is going to be cool!
                  • birda
                    birdaWednesday, August 28, 2013 at 3:27 pm55 stars
                    i have this book it is ssoo good
                    • birda
                      birdaWednesday, August 28, 2013 at 3:27 pm55 stars
                      i am sssooo interested in the titanic