I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 (I Survived Series #1)

I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 (I Survived Series #1)

by Lauren Tarshis

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Overview

The most terrifying events in history are brought vividly to life in this New York Times bestselling series! 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. Lauren Tarshis brings history's most exciting and terrifying events to life in this New York Times bestselling series. Readers will be transported by stories of amazing kids and how they survived!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780545362689
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Series: I Survived Series
Sold by: Scholastic, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 89,536
Lexile: 590L (what's this?)
File size: 6 MB
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author

Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters and times of turmoil. Lauren has brought her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the the battle of D-Day, the American Revolution, Hurricane Katrina, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other world events. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and can be found online at laurentarshis.com.

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The ship lurched.
“We're going down!” a man screamed.
George closed his eyes.
He told himself that he was really home with on his farm. That he was really safe under his quilts, with Phoebe snoring across their little room.
Slowly George opened his eyes.
No.
He was wide awake.
And there was nowhere for George to go but into the freezing water.

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