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3.5 out of 53.5 out of 53.5 out of 53.5 out of 53.5 out of 5 3.50 (2 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Shelley Tanaka Narrator: Terry Bregy Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2017 ISBN: 9781538467046
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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, seventeen-year-old Jack Thayer and twenty-two-year-old Harold Bride, this thrilling account vividly recreates the night the world’s most famous passenger ship sank to the bottom of the icy Atlantic.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Told with authority and immediacy.”

    Globe and Mail

  • “The tragic story of the ship that was supposed to be indestructible holds up well in this new telling.”

    Booklist

  • “Tanaka’s book will serve as an attractive introduction to a popular topic.”

    School Library Journal

  • “Tanaka’s text addresses issues that contributed to the disaster such as poor seamanship and corporate and community policy decisions adequately enough to answer most questions likely to be raised by the target audience.” 

    Children’s Literature

  • “Clean and vivid…sure to appeal to kids.”

    Quill and Quire

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 LeeAnn | 2/10/2011

    " Informative children's book about one of the most traumatic events of our history. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Coney | 5/7/2009

    " IT was one of the largest, most luxurious steamship ever built......But..... "

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About the Author
Author Shelley Tanaka

Shelley Tanaka is an award-winning children’s book author and editor. She is the author of Amelia Earhart and 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.

About the Narrator

Terry Bregy is a narrator of children’s and young adult books. Some of his published credits include Morning Girl, Paddle-to-the-Sea, and Across Five Aprils.