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The Resource On board the Titanic : what it was like when the great liner sank, by Shelley Tanaka ; paintings by Ken Marschall

On board the Titanic : what it was like when the great liner sank, by Shelley Tanaka ; paintings by Ken Marschall

Label
On board the Titanic : what it was like when the great liner sank
Title
On board the Titanic
Title remainder
what it was like when the great liner sank
Statement of responsibility
by Shelley Tanaka ; paintings by Ken Marschall
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Seventeen-year-old Jack Thayer explores the Titanic and forms a brief friendship with another passenger before experiencing the wreck of the giant ocean liner. One of the world's most well-known historic events, the sinking of the "Titanic" in 1912 grippingly unfolds in this story told from the perspectives of 17-year-old Jack Thayer, a passenger, and 22-year-old Harold Bride, the ship's junior wireless operator. Stunning, full-color illustrations, detailed diagrams of the ship's interior, and rare photographs convey a wealth of information to complement the gripping story
Member of
Summary
Seventeen-year-old Jack Thayer explores the Titanic and forms a brief friendship with another passenger before experiencing the wreck of the giant ocean liner
Writing style
Award
  • Silver Birch Award (Ontario), Nonfiction, 1997.
  • Vancouver Children's Literature Roundtable Information Book Award, 1997.
  • West Virginia Children's Choice Book Award, 1999.
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 1997
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180046
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 910/.91634
  • [Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.T16135
LC item number
On 1996
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800
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 5
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True
Series statement
I was there books
Target audience
juvenile
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what it was like when the great liner sank
Label
On board the Titanic : what it was like when the great liner sank, by Shelley Tanaka ; paintings by Ken Marschall
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "An I was there book."
  • "First published in the United States by Hyperion Books for Children"--T.p. verso
  • "A Hyperion/Madison Press book."
Control code
85094
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm.
Extent
48 p.
Isbn
9780786812691
Lccn
95049035
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm33667210
  • (OCoLC)33667210
Label
On board the Titanic : what it was like when the great liner sank, by Shelley Tanaka ; paintings by Ken Marschall
Publication
Note
  • "An I was there book."
  • "First published in the United States by Hyperion Books for Children"--T.p. verso
  • "A Hyperion/Madison Press book."
Control code
85094
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm.
Extent
48 p.
Isbn
9780786812691
Lccn
95049035
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm33667210
  • (OCoLC)33667210

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