On Board the Titanic: What It Was Like When the Great Liner Sank

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Hyperion Books for Children, Sep 2, 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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One of the world's most well-known historic events, the sinking of the Titanic in 1912, unfolds in this gripping story told from the point of view of a young passenger and a wireless operator on board the ship. Stunning full-color illustrations, detailed diagrams of the ship's interior, and rare photographs convey a wealth of information to complement the breathtaking true story. Young readers-and adults, too-fascinated with the Titanic will find new perspectives in this account of two young men who experienced this legendary tragedy at sea.

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Review: I Was There: On Board the Titanic

User Review  - Jerald Belofsky - Goodreads

This is a great blend of history and fiction. It also has fascinating photos and full color cutaway pictures of the interior of the ship. It really is an eyewitness account of what happened suitable for young readers. Read full review

Review: I Was There: On Board the Titanic

User Review  - Mary-Jane - Goodreads

An excellent account of the Titanic disaster from the perspective of a teenager and of one of the radio operators who survived. The book includes many fascinating photos and insets. I was surprised not to find references at the back but rather suggestions for further reading. Read full review


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Tanaka is a Canadian editor and author

Marschall is an internationally acclaimed marine artist.

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