If You Were a Kid Aboard the Titanic
This book blends together fiction and non-fiction, as we time travel back to the Titanic with young, hip children who join in the historical event. Adventures ensue, and young readers will imagine they are transported back in time. Modern illustrations, simple timeline, maps, and illuminating sidebars provide a captivating look at life aboard the Titanic. Helpful glossary included. 31 pgs, pb.
Alice Carver is traveling aboard the incredible Titanic with her mother to make a new home in the United States. Meanwhile, William Alexander III is aboard the ship as part of a vacation with his wealthy family. Explore the many features of the Titanic with these characters as they meet and search for fun aboard the ship, and discover what happened when the Titanic collided with an iceberg and began to sink.
These small-format books transport your young reader to Independence Hall for the discussion on the Constitution, a seat on the westward-bound Conestoga wagon, or the cramped passenger compartment in the Mayflower. Written in an entertaining question-and-answer format, reviewer Rebecca Rupp says her "kids plunged right in, answering questions and discussing answers." Approx. 80 pgs.