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What Was the Titanic?, Sabol, Stephanie

What Was the Titanic?

Authors: Sabol, Stephanie
Series: What Was?
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
BISAC/Subject: JNF025210, JNF058000, JNF057020
Grade: 3 - 12
ISBN: 9780515157277, Related ISBNs: 0515157260, 0515157279, 0515157287, 0593554574, 0593554582
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 112
Audience: Children/juvenile
Synopsis: For more than 100 years, people have been captivated by the disastrous sinking of the Titanic that claimed over 1,500 lives. Now young readers can find out why the great ship went down and how it was discovered seventy-five years later.

At 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, the Royal Mail Steamer Titanic, the largest passenger steamship of this time, met its catastrophic end after crashing into an iceberg. Of the 2,240 passengers and crew onboard, only 705 survived. More than 100 years later, today's readers will be intrigued by the mystery that surrounds this ship that was originally labeled "unsinkable."

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