Building the Titanic: The Making of a Doomed Ship

Building the Titanic: The Making of a Doomed Ship

by Sean McCollum

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Overview

The builders of the Titanic envisioned a ship more powerful and luxurious than anything the world had ever seen. Meet the wealthy investors, the talented engineers, and the hard working laborers who all played a role in building a floating palace that would soon end up on the ocean floor.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781491404195
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2014
Series: Titanic Perspectives
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)
Lexile: 900L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Award-winning author Sean McCollum has written more than 30 nonfiction books and hundreds of articles for children and teens. Currently living in the United States Virgin Islands in the Caribbean Sea, he has sailed on ships big and small, and always checks where the lifeboats are stowed.

Table of Contents

The launch of 401 -- Dreaming up giants -- Strength, power, and luxury -- From sketches to steel -- Style in three classes -- Final preparations.

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