Titanic: Voices from the Disaster (Hardcover)

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    Critically acclaimed nonfiction author Deborah Hopkinson pieces together the story of the TITANIC and that fateful April night, drawing on the voices of survivors and archival photographs.

    Scheduled to coincide with the 100th anniversary of...

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    Deborah Hopkinson is the author of such award-winning childrenÂ’s books as SWEET CLARA AND THE FREEDOM QUILT; GIRL WONDER: A BASEBALL STORY IN NINE INNINGS; A BAND OF ANGELS; and Dear America: HEAR MY SORROW. Her nonfiction books, SHUTTING OUT THE SKY, LIFE IN THE TENEMENTS OF NEW YORK, a Jane Addams Peace Award Honor book and an Orbis Pictus Award Honor Book; and UP BEFORE DAYBREAK, COTTON AND PEOPLE IN AMERICA, a Carter G. Woodson Honor Award winner, have garnered much acclaim.

    Deborah lives near Portland, Oregon, where, in addition to writing, she works full-time as the Vice President for Advancement for the Pacific Northwest College of Art.
    Critically acclaimed nonfiction author Deborah Hopkinson pieces together the story of the TITANIC and that fateful April night, drawing on the voices of survivors and archival photographs.

    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.

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    ISBN 9780545116749
    Genre JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / General
    Genre Detail Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 289
    Publisher Date 2012-04-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Scholastic Pr
    Copyright Year 2012
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 5.5 in
    Thickness 1.25 in
    Unit weight 1.25 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Voices from the Disaster
    Edition Number 1
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Hopkinson, Deborah

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