T Is For Titanic: A Titanic Alphabet by Michael ShouldersT Is For Titanic: A Titanic Alphabet by Michael Shoulders

T Is For Titanic: A Titanic Alphabet

byMichael Shoulders, Debbie ShouldersIllustratorGijsbert Van Frankenhuyzen

Hardcover | November 1, 2011

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At 11:40 p.m. on April 14, 1912, the fate of the world's most famous ship was sealed when the lookout on the luxury liner, RMS Titanic, spotted an iceberg in the ship's path in the North Atlantic. By 2:00 a.m., the ship had started its slide into the frigid waters, carrying close to 1,500 people to a watery grave. In T is for Titanic: A Titanic Alphabet, husband-and-wife writing team Michael and Debbie Shoulders sift through the stories, documents, and artifacts surrounding the famous ship, giving a "you-are-there" view to one of the world's greatest disaster stories. Young readers are invited to walk down the Grand Staircase, find a berth in secondclass quarters, or imagine telegraph operator Jack Phillips's first distress signal. From the groundbreaking engineering and technology that went into the ship's design to the poignant, personal stories of the people on board, T is for Titanic brings it all to vivid life.Debbie and Michael Shoulders coauthored G is for Gladiator: An AncientRome Alphabet and D is for Drum: A Native American Alphabet.Debbie teaches middle school. A literacy advocate, Mike has written morethan 10 books for Sleeping Bear Press. They live in Clarksville, Tennessee.Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen has illustrated more than 20 books withSleeping Bear Press, including S is for Smithsonian: America's MuseumAlphabet, the bestselling The Legend of Sleeping Bear and mostrecently, Itsy Bitsy & Teeny Weeny. He lives in Bath, Michigan.
Title:T Is For Titanic: A Titanic AlphabetFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 11 × 0.5 inPublished:November 1, 2011Publisher:Cherry Lake PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9781585361762

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At 11:40 p.m. on April 14, 1912, the fate of the world's most famous ship was sealed when the lookout on the luxury liner, RMS Titanic, spotted an iceberg in the ship's path in the North Atlantic. By 2:00 a.m., the ship had started its slide into the frigid waters, carrying close to 1,500 people to a watery grave. In T is for Titanic: A Titanic Alphabet, husband-and-wife writing team Michael and Debbie Shoulders sift through the stories, documents, and artifacts surrounding the famous ship, giving a you-are-there view to one of the world's greatest disaster stories. Young readers are invited to walk down the Grand Staircase, find a berth in secondclass quarters, or imagine telegraph operator Jack Phillips's first distress signal. From the groundbreaking engineering and technology that went into the ship's design to the poignant, personal stories of the people on board, T is for Titanic brings it all to vivid life.