882 1/2 Amazing Answers to Your Questions about the Titanic

882 1/2 Amazing Answers to Your Questions about the Titanic


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Reissued for Spring 2012 to coincide with the anniversary of the sinking of the TITANIC in April 1912.

Here is the one book with all of the answers to your questions about the TITANIC! This is the heart-stopping story about the legendary ship—from the building,
maiden voyage, and tragic sinking, to its high-tech discovery on the ocean floor. Special features include the making of the James Cameron movie, true-or-false
quizzes, and real-life stories of the young people who sailed on the fateful journey. Illustrated with dozens of paintings, diagrams, and rare photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780439042963
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/1999
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 158,351
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)
Lexile: 970L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Hugh Brewster has written several books for children and young adults. You can visit him at www.hughbrewster.com.

Laurie Coulter is a children's book author who specializes in historical nonfiction. She lives with her husband in Toronto. You can learn more about her at www.lauriecoulter.net.

Ken Marschall is a painter who is best known as the world's foremost creator of Titanic artwork. You can see more of his paintings at www.kenmarschall.com.

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882 1/2 Amazing Answers to Your Questions about the Titanic 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
ladybug74 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed this book of facts about the Titanic, which has always been an interesting subject to me. It did not contain as many real photos as I had wished for, but many of the facts were interesting.
mountie9 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Jake's Review: Seriously mom -- another one -- you know you have a problem right? Yes, I will give it a fair chance and pretend that my mom isn't weird. Ok this book is easy to read and there are lots of pictures to keep me turning the pages. This would be a really good book to learn the facts about the Titanic, and how and why it sank. I think it would be a good book for Teachers and Librarians and its not even boring. It's neat to see the pictures of what the ship looks like underwater now & sorta creepy. It's really sad that so many kids died - especially when a bunch of rich guys didn't (Shhh don't tell mom -- she will go on and on about that Ismay dude) Just so you all know my Mom sings that Titanic song all the time and she has Titanic ice cube trays.Jake's Rating: 7/10Mom's Review: Nice kid eh? Ok he really does have a point - damn I hate it when kids are right. I hereby declare that I no longer will make my kid read books about the Titanic & if I do - I owe him huge. Also this book is going on MY shelf and not his. I loved this book - but really did you think I wouldn't. It's full of all sorts of facts and figures about everything Titanic related. It is very colourful with lots of pictures, diagrams, etc that will keep even the more reluctant reader interested. I even learned a few new things, for instance I didn't know the Titanic was 882 1/2 feet long (you get the title now don't ya?) It is a good introduction to the Titanic disaster and would be a very useful tool for both Teachers and Librarians (and a nice addiction to fellow Titanic freaks bookshelves) The Index is pretty detailed and the glossary and recommended reading section are extremely helpful for the intended audience. And yes I will probably go to see Titanic in 3D on April 14th because as my son said I'm weird.Mom's Rating: 10/10We received this from Scholastic in exchange for an honest review
csoki637 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Presenting the facts in a question-and-answer format, complete with photos, this book explains the story behind the much-discussed Titanic and its demise. Whether you need to learn about the Titanic or are simply fascinated by it, this is the book to read.
InTheBookcase More than 1 year ago
I love this book! Just like the title says, this book is filled with amazing answers about the Titanic! I've enjoyed reading several non-fiction books on the Titanic lately and found this simple, childlike book to be equally informational. Almost any question you have about the Titanic is answered in this book. Adults & kids alike will take pleasure in reading through all the Q&A... all 882 1/2 of them. And by the way---aren't you curious what the "half" (from 882 1/2) of an answer could be?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
We bought this book because our son was studying the Titanic in school. He found the whole story quite interesting and had so many questions for us that this book was a God send. Being only in the third grade, our son found himself telling others, things that the ship had and feeling quite proud of himself. We found it all interesting too that other family members have asked to borrow the book as well!
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i am a huge titanic fan. every book i usually get on it i can read in one day. but this book was the one ive been waiting for. a book about the titanic that actually took me more than one day to read. i love the way it gave details and the photos were amazing. i recommend this book to anyone,TITANIC lover or not!!!