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The Story of the Titanic As Told by Its Survivors

Author : Jack Winocour
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Panic, despair, shocking inefficiency, and a dash of heroism. Two lengthy narratives by passengers who had a thorough knowledge of the sea and by members of the ship's crew. 26 illustrations.

Story of the Titanic

Author : DK
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The true story of the world's most famous ship is retold in this beautiful book with stunning visuals and a gripping narrative. One fateful night in 1912 the so-called Ship of Dreams turned into a nightmare in the Atlantic Ocean after hitting an iceberg and sinking on its maiden voyage.?? The tragedy of the Titanic is shown in dramatic original illustrations by award-winning artist Steve Noon. This luxurious liner still has the power to capture public imagination more than any other vessel in history and more than a century later. From being built and setting sail to sinking fast and saving lives, theTitanic is explored and explained in fascinating detail with intricate cutaway scenes and cross-sections. ?? Meet the captain, crew, and passengers from all walks of life who lost their lives or survived the sinking. Discover exactly what happened on the disastrous voyage, the reasons why Titanic sank, and what lessons were learned for the future. Watch the drama unfold as ordinary people became unsung heroes and the supposedly unsinkable ship became an underwater wreck.?? Whether you're a history buff or simply seeking help for a school project, this is the ultimate tribute to Titanic.

The Story of Titanic for Children

Author : Joe Fullman
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It was a night to remember--when the "unsinkable" ship sunk. Introduce children to the unforgettable story of the Titanic. More than a century after it crashed into an iceberg, the Titanic remains as compelling as ever. Now children can explore its beautiful sundecks, marvel at the luxurious design, and relive the tragic sinking of the world's most famous ship. Rich in visual detail, this insightful look at the unfolding disaster will hold kids spellbound with intriguing facts and real-life stories.

Shadow of the Titanic

Author : Andrew Wilson
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A 100th anniversary tribute offers insight into how the tragedy affected its survivors, drawing on archival research and interviews with family members to explore how some propelled themselves to fame while others were devastated by survivor guilt. By the Edgar Allan Poe Award-wining author of Beautiful Shadow. 60,000 first printing.


Author : Archibald Gracie
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Presents two accounts of the sinking of the Titanic by survivors of the disaster

The History of the Titanic

Author : Kelly Milner Halls
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Discover the history of the Titanic--an exploration of the shipwreck that shook the world for kids ages 6 to 9 On April 10, 1912, the Titanic sailed away from Southampton, England, on its very first voyage. It was the biggest ship ever built, and many people believed it was unsinkable. Four days later they were proven wrong. The sinking of the Titanic is a tragedy that we still remember today. One of the most comprehensive Titanic books for kids available, this colorfully illustrated story takes you through the ship's construction, its tragic voyage, and the legacy it left behind. This standout among Titanic books for kids features: A visual timeline--Easily understand important details of the Titanic's construction and journey thanks to a timeline marking the major milestones. Core curriculum--Learn the Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How of this fateful voyage, and take a quick quiz to test your knowledge after you finish this top choice in Titanic books for kids. Lasting changes--Explore thought-provoking questions that help you better understand how the sinking of the Titanic affected the world you live in today. Learn about this unforgettable disaster in this fascinating Titanic book for kids.

Story of the Titanic

Author : Eric Kentley
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Explores the history of the steamship Titanic, from Thomas Andrews' plans for "the safest ship on the ocean" to the lingering questions concerning its disastrous maiden voyage in 1912.

The Titanic Story

Author : David Hutchings
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Uses narrative supported by archive illustrations to tell the story of the fateful ship Titanic, why she was built, and the events that led to her loss.


Author : Daniel Allen Butler
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This passionate yet balanced narrative explores every facet of the Titanic's history, including her spectacular conception in an Irish shipyard and the ambitious modern-day attempts to salvage her. The familiar story of the RMS Titanic—from her encounter with an iceberg to her demise some three hours later, taking with her more than fifteen hundred people—still looms large in the popular imagination, and in Daniel Butler's as well. He studied the Titanic's history for thirty years, intensively compiling facts about the disaster and the players involved (from Captain Smith and his crew to the ill-fated third-class passengers). He even made the startling discovery of a nearby ship that ignored the Titanic's distress call because the shipmates were afraid to awaken their captain. Drawn from primary sources and period accounts, this new narrative puts the disaster into historical context and serves as an essential resource for scholars of Titanic lore.

The Titanic

Author : Geoff Tibballs
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Author and television veteran Geoff Tibballs has brought together survivors' recollections and contemporary accounts of recent attempts to raise the "Titanic" from its resting place 2 1/2 miles under the ocean surface. Completely narrated and illustrated with over 150 photos, many in full color, "The Titanic" covers the building and sensational promotion of the great ocean liner, then leads minute by minute through the ship's fateful last hours afloat.