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On Board the Titanic: What It Was Like When the Great Liner Sank - 189733060X / 0786802839

Description: Stunning, full-color illustrations, detailed diagrams of the ship's interior, and rare photographs convey a wealth of information to complement this breathtaking true story. On Board the Titanic: A lavishly illustrated chronicle of the famous sea liner's fateful maiden voyage is presented from the viewpoints of two survivors including a young passenger and a crewman.
Publisher: Black Walnut/Madison Press Books
Format: Trade paperback
Edition: Reprint, Illustrated
Published: May 2010
Author: Shelley Tanaka
Illustrator: Ken Marschall
Language: English
Number of Pages: 48
ISBN-10: 189733060X
ISBN-13: 978-1897330609

Publisher's Description

Young readers can travel back in time to the fateful maiden voyage of the majestic "Titanic" in this compelling narrative. Told through the eyes of two young survivors and beautifully illustrated with breathtaking paintings and diagrams, this dramatic account vividly re-creates the night the world's most famous passenger ship sank to the bottom of the icy Atlantic. Sidebars explain interesting facts and details, and a cutaway offers a visual replica of the massive, decadent liner.

About the Authors

Shelley Tanakais an award-winning children's book author and editor. She is the author ofAmelia Earhartand Mummies: The Newest, Coolest & Creepiest from Around the World, as well as several other books in the I Was There series. She lives in Kingston, Ontario.

Ken Marschall is a maritime artist and the illustrator ofThe Discovery of the TitanicandThe Discovery of the Bismarck. He lives in Redondo Beach, California.

Notes: LOC listing is from First Edition

Library of Congress Catalog Listing

LC control no.: 95049035
Type of material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)
Personal name: Tanaka, Shelley.
Main title: On board the Titanic : what it was like when the great liner sank / by Shelley Tanaka; paintings by Ken Marschall.
Published/Created: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, 1996.
Related names: Marschall, Ken.
Description: 48 p. : col. ill.; 24 x 29 cm.
ISBN: 0786802839 (trade)
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.
Notes: "An I was there book."
"First published in the United States by Hyperion Books for Children"--T.p. verso.
"A Hyperion/Madison Press book."
Subjects: Titanic (Steamship) --Juvenile fiction.
Titanic (Steamship) --Fiction.
Shipwrecks --Fiction.
Ocean liners --Fiction.
LC classification: PZ7.T16135 On 1996
Dewey class no.: 910/.91634
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