Nightmare on the Titanic
Crossing the icy North Atlantic on a quiet April night in 1912, the Titanic seemed invincible. Yet when a lookout suddenly screamed out, "Iceberg right ahead!" the great unsinkable passenger liner met its doom. In vivid narrative detail, Nightmare on the Titanic recounts the maiden voyage that carried both the famous and not-so-famous toward an icy death. Readers will meet Captain Edward Smith, Crew members and passengers as they follow the desperate fight for survival while the nearby Carpathia raced, belatedly, to the rescue. Kids will learn how the ship was built and discover its fatal design flaw. A series of primary-source quotes from passengers reveal the human drama, while a "Profiles" section lists key players on the Titanic.
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Review: Nightmare on the Titanic (Code Red)User Review - Juana "Darkness" Duran - Goodreads
This book is filled with lots of facts about the titanic itself and some of the famous people on it. The dumb thing is that the loss of some of the lives could have been avoided had the California ... Read full review
Review: Nightmare on the Titanic (Code Red)User Review - Goodreads
For young readers who want a short, general resource book on why the Titanic sank, this is a good book for them. Filled with interesting photographs and illustrations, this book does a nice job of ...