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The History of the Titanic

A History Book for New Readers

Published by Rockridge Press
Distributed by Simon & Schuster
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About The Book

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.

About The Author

KELLY MILNER HALLS has written nonfiction for young readers for more than 25 years. Every book she writes teaches her more about the world. She hopes every book you read will do the same for you.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Rockridge Press (October 12, 2021)
  • Length: 62 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781638786146
  • Ages: 6 - 9

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Raves and Reviews

“For curious young readers wanting to know the facts behind the tragic tale that lives on, this is the perfect book. Accomplished nonfiction author Kelly Milner Halls provides a lively text, embellished with Marta Dorado's maps and other spritely illustrations.” —Cheryl Harness, author and illustrator

“A fast-moving and thought-provoking read. Kelly-Milner Halls' The History of the Titanic revisits the endlessly fascinating tragedy of 1912 with a gentle guiding hand that will spark the interest of a whole new generation of young readers.” —John Bladek Ph.D., history professor and middle-grade author of Roll Up the Streets! and Lost in Ghostville

“For curious young readers wanting to know the facts behind the tragic tale that lives on, this is the perfect book. Accomplished nonfiction author Kelly Milner Halls provides a lively text, embellished with maps and other spritely illustrations.” —Cheryl Harness, author and illustrator

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