I WAS THERE



48 pages; Ages 8-11
A Scholastic/Madison
Press Book
0-590-24895-2 PBK

I WAS THERE: ON BOARD THE TITANIC
by Shelley Tanaka
illustrated by Ken Marschall

Page Excerpt

Children will discover true stories of amazing bravery and heartbreaking loss. Eyewitness accounts from a teenage passenger and a young radio operator will help young readers to experience the ship and find out what went wrong in its final hours.

On Board the Titanic combines absorbing narrative with a wealth of photos, diagrams, full-colour paintings, a full-length cutaway and informative sidebars to give an in-depth view of the story of the Titanic. A glossary, time line and bibliography complete this stunning historical account of one of the world's most famous disasters.