S.O.S. Titanic

Paperback | February 1, 2001

byEve Bunting

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Irish teenager Barry O'Neill is journeying to New York on the Titanic's fateful maidenvoyage. He's homesick and worried about the Flynn boys traveling in steerage, whohave threatened to throw him overboard. Little does Barry know that a struggle withthe Flynns is the least of the dangers that await him. This suspenseful story is based onthe true and terrible events that occured as the Titanic sank one hundred years ago.

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Fifteen-year-old Barry O'Neill, traveling from Ireland to America on the maiden voyage of the Titanic, finds his life endangered when the ship hits an iceberg and begins to sink.

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Irish teenager Barry O'Neill is journeying to New York on the Titanic's fateful maidenvoyage. He's homesick and worried about the Flynn boys traveling in steerage, whohave threatened to throw him overboard. Little does Barry know that a struggle withthe Flynns is the least of the dangers that await him. This suspenseful story is based ...

EVE BUNTING has written over two hundred books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz, The Wall , Fly Away Home , and Train to Somewhere . She lives in Southern California.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 6.1 × 5.12 × 0.64 inPublished:February 1, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152013059

ISBN - 13:9780152013059

Appropriate for ages: 12

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from S.O.S. Titanic This is one of the best Titanic books I have ever read. The characters are VERY realistic and you grow close to them very easily as you read it! I recommend this book to everyone especially preteens. God Bless, Sabrina
Date published: 1999-07-13

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Fifteen-year-old Barry O'Neill, traveling from Ireland to America on the maiden voyage of the Titanic, finds his life endangered when the ship hits an iceberg and begins to sink.

Editorial Reviews

A dread sense of the inevitable drives this taut disaster story-and makes it nearly impossible to put down.' - Publishers Weekly Readers fascinated by the lore surrounding the sinking of the Titanic will likely enjoy this exciting, suspenseful, and romantic version of the tragedy."- School Library Journal "Bunting accurately and dramatically describes the ship's sinking and, at the same time, immerses readers in the many human tragedies. . . . this fast-paced story will satisfy readers looking for the human element in the Titanic's history."- Booklist "