Exploring the Titanic

Exploring the Titanic

Books for Children

All Stations! Distress!: April 15, 1912, the day the Titanic Sank

cover photo: All Stations! Distress!: April 15, 1912, the day the Titanic Sank by Don Brown J 910.9163 BRO.D

Provides the captivating story of this amazing vessel, the people who built it, and its tragic demise during its maiden voyage across the Atlantic as told through first-hand accounts and detailed illustrations of the events as they happened.

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Titanic Sinks!

cover photo: Titanic Sinks! by Barry Denenberg J 910.9163 DEN.B

Presents the true story of the building and launching of the Titanic and offers a "you are there" feeling when the steamship struck an iceberg and sank on her maiden voyage.

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Explore Titanic

cover photo: Explore Titanic by Peter Chrisp J 910.9163 CHR.P

Approximately 125 photos and illustrations in color and black and white tell the Titanic's story, from its 1911 launching at the Belfast shipyard to its tragic destruction on April 15, 1912 during its maiden Atlantic crossing.

The Titanic

cover photo: The Titanic by Jim Pipe J 910.9163 PIP.J

This book is a large-format, fully illustrated, hands-on expedition through the ship itself. It tells the story of the sailing experience and the tragic end. The text is written from the viewpoint of a journalist narrator on board for the maiden voyage.

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Titanicat

cover photo: Titanicat by Marty Crisp JE CRI.M

A boy who has signed on as cabin boy aboard the Titanic helps ready the ship for its maiden voyage, but when it is time to set sail and he cannot find the ship's cat on board, he leaves the vessel to search for her.

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Pig on the Titanic: A True Story!

cover photo: Pig on the Titanic: A True Story! by Gary Crew JE CRE.G

On the disastrous night when the ocean liner Titanic sinks, the sounds of a pig-shaped music box cheer children escaping in a lifeboat. Based on a true story.

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I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912

cover photo: I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 by Lauren Tarshis J TARSHIS

Ten-year-old George Calder can't believe his luck -- he and his little sister, Phoebe, are on the famous Titanic, crossing the ocean with their Aunt Daisy. The ship is full of exciting places to explore, but when George ventures into the first class storage cabin, a terrible boom shakes the entire boat. Suddenly, water is everywhere, and George's life changes forever.

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Titanic: Shipwrecks and Sunken Treasure

cover photo: Titanic: Shipwrecks and Sunken Treasure by John Malam J 910.452 MAL.J

Dive in to facts on shipwrecks, from the tragic story of the Titanic to the unusual treasure recovered, such as nit combs. Did you know there were 2206 passengers on board the Titanic, but only enough lifeboats for 1178 people?

To the Bottom of the Sea: The Exploration of Exotic Life, the Titanic, and Other Secrets of the Oceans

cover photo: To the Bottom of the Sea: The Exploration of Exotic Life, the Titanic, and Other Secrets of the Oceans by Geo. M. Sullivan J 551.46 SUL.G

Examines different methods and technologies of undersea exploration, both past and present, the scientific discoveries that have been made, and the shipwrecks that have been explored.

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Ghost Liners: Exploring the World's Greatest Lost Ships

cover photo: Ghost Liners: Exploring the World's Greatest Lost Ships by Robert D. Ballard J 910.452 BAL.R

Depicts five famous ships that have been lost at sea in modern times, the Empress of Ireland, the Lusitania, the Andrea Doria, the Brittanic, and the Titanic.

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