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The Titanic Disaster - 2011

Front Cover, The Titanic Disaster - A True Book from Scholastic © 1911

Front Cover, The Titanic Disaster - A True Book from Scholastic © 1911. GGA Image ID # 10d225b0e6

Table of Contents

  1. Luxury Liner
    What kind of luxuries did the Titanic passengers enjoy?
  2. The Voyage
    How did the ship’s crew keep watch for icebergs?
  3. The Collision
    How did passengers react when the ship hit the iceberg?

 

The Big Truth: RMS Titanic, Crown Jewel of the White Star Line

What did the White Star Line do to grab attention?

Some People Played Cards to Pass the Time on the Titanic.

 

  1. Women and Children First
    Why did most of the lifeboats leave when they still had room for more people?
  2. Mystery Ship
    What ship is believed to have ignored the Titanic's alert flares?
  3. The Rescue
    What ship rescued the survivors of the Titanic?
  4. Finding the Titanic
    What explorer led the expedition that discovered the Titanic wreck?

Other Statistics and References

  • True Statistics‭
  • Resources‭
  • Important Words‭
  • Index ‭
  • About the Author‭

From the Back Cover

Back Cover, The Titanic Disaster - A True Book from Scholastic © 1911.

Back Cover, The Titanic Disaster - A True Book from Scholastic © 1911. GGA Image ID # 10d225b12d

How many lifeboats did the Titanic possess?
There were 20 lifeboats, not nearly enough to save all the passengers.

INSIDE, YOU'LL FIND:

  • Factors that led to the disaster;
  • Maps, a timeline, photos—and what meals were like on the a luxury liner;
  • Surprising TRUE facts that will shock and amaze you!

RMS Titanic Liverpool

Southampton, on England's south coast, was the White Star Line's new port for its New York service and was the first port of departure for Titanic's maiden voyage. The port of registry for the Titanic was Liverpool, where the Headquarters of the White Star Line was located. Although the Titanic never actually visited Liverpool, the city nonetheless counted as being her home port.

Library of Congress Catalog Listing

  • Main title: The Titanic disaster / Peter Benoit.
  • Published/Created: New York : Children's Press, 2011.
  • Description: 48 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
  • ISBN-13: 9780531289969
  • ISBN-10: 0531289966
  • Summary: Describes the ill-fated maiden voyage of the Titanic, a luxury liner claimed to be "unsinkable" that was destroyed after colliding with an iceberg, killing over one thousand passengers onboard.
  • Contents: Luxury liner : what kind of luxuries did Titanic passengers enjoy? -- The voyage : how did the ship's crew keep watch for icebergs? -- The collision : how did passengers react when the ship hit the iceberg? -- The big truth : R.M.S. Titanic, crown jewel of the White Star Line : what did the White Star Line do to grab attention? -- Women and children first : why did most of the lifeboats leave when they still had room for more people? -- The mystery ship : what ship is believed to have ignored the Titanic's alert flares? -- The rescue : what ship rescued the survivors of the Titanic? -- Finding the Titanic : what explorer led the expedition that discovered the Titanic wreck?
  • LC Subjects
    Titanic (Steamship)--Juvenile literature.
    Titanic (Steamship)
    Shipwrecks--North Atlantic Ocean--History--20th century--Juvenile literature.
    Shipwrecks--North Atlantic Ocean--History--20th century.
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 44-45) and index.
  • Series: A true book
  • LCCN: 2010045932
  • Dewey class no.: 910.9163/4
  • Geographic area code: ln-----
  • Type of material: Book
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