Titanic: Voices From the Disaster by Deborah HopkinsonTitanic: Voices From the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson

Titanic: Voices From the Disaster

byDeborah Hopkinson

Paperback | January 7, 2014

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Deborah Hopkinson pieces together the harrowing, tragic story of the Titanic in this Sibert Honour book.

In this award-winning book, critically acclaimed author Deborah Hopkinson weaves together the voices and stories of real Titanic survivors and witnesses to the disaster - from the stewardess Violet Jessop to Captain Arthur Rostron of the Carpathia, who came to the rescue of the sinking ship.

Packed with heartstopping action, devastating drama, fascinating historical details, loads of archival photographs on almost every page, quotes from primary sources, and painstaking back matter, this gripping story, which follows the Titanic and its passengers from the ship's celebrated launch at Belfast to her cataclysmic icy end, is sure to thrill and move readers.

DEBORAH HOPKINSON is the acclaimed author of over forty award-winning books, including Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt, Girl Wonder, and Dear America: Hear My Sorrow. Her nonfiction books Shutting Out the Sky, a Jane Addams Peace Award Honour book; Up Before Daybreak, a Carter G. Woodson Honour Award winner; and Titanic: Voices From ...
Title:Titanic: Voices From the DisasterFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.01 × 5.26 × 0.57 inPublished:January 7, 2014Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545116759

ISBN - 13:9780545116756


Editorial Reviews

Praise for Titanic: Voices from the DisasterA Sibert Honour BookA YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction FinalistAn ALA Notable Children's BookAn IRA Teacher's ChoiceA Kirkus Best Young Adult Book of the YearA Horn Book Fanfare BookA Cybils Award Finalist"An affecting portrait of human ambition, folly and almost unbearable nobility in the face of death." -The Wall Street Journal*"Hopkinson knows precisely what's she doing in her coverage of the Titanic disaster. . . . [A] fine book." -The Horn Book, starred review*"Fascinating . . . A thorough and absorbing re-creation of the ill-fated voyage." -Kirkus, starred review*"Riveting." -Publishers Weekly, starred review*"An absorbing and richly satisfying read." -School Library Journal, starred review