I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912

by Lauren Tarshis illustrated by Scott Dawson


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The swift and deadly sinking of the Titanic in ice-cold North Atlantic waters is brought to life in vivid detail through the eyes of a ten-year-old boy.

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George and Phoebe can't believe they're actually aboard the Titanic—and they can't wait to explore the ship from top to bottom! But while they're in the first-class storage cabin, a terrible boom shakes the entire boat. Suddenly, water is everywhere!

Board the famous Titanic with ten-year-old George Calder, his little sister, Phoebe, and their aunt Daisy and find out how they survive its tragic sinking.
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About this Series

With heart-pounding action and high emotional stakes, this well-researched fiction series brings historical disasters to life through the eyes of people who experience them. Each chapter book puts an ordinary kid in the middle of a terrifying event, from a devastating hurricane to an infamous shipwreck. With determination and a bit of luck, these characters survive dangerous situations, reunite with their friends and families, and start to rebuild their lives.

Told in short, gripping chapters with striking black-and-white illustrations, the I Survived stories keep readers on the edges of their seats as they learn about important current events and moments in history. Thoughtful author's notes provide additional background information, timelines, and research and writing tips.

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Product Details

    • Grades: 3 - 5
    • Ages: 8 - 11
  • Product Type: Book
  • Page Count: 112 pages
  • Dimensions: 5 1/4" x 7 5/8"
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 13: 978-0-545-20694-5