On board the Titanic
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On board the Titanic what it was like whem the great liner sank by Shelley Tanaka

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Published by Hyperion Books for Children in New York .
Written in English


  • Titanic (Steamship) -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Shipwrecks -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Ocean liners -- Juvenile fiction

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Seventeen-year-old Jack Thayer explores the Titanic and forms a brief friendship with another passenger before experiencing the wreck of the giant ocean liner.

Edition Notes

Statementby Shelley Tanaka ; paintings by Ken Marschall.
GenreJuvenile fiction
ContributionsMarschall, Ken.
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23262404M
ISBN 100786802839
LC Control Number95049035

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