Iceberg, Right Ahead! The Tragedy of the Titanic
Approaching its one-hundredth anniversary in 2012, the 1912 tragedy of the sinking of theTitanic still looms large in the public imagination, as attested by numerous books, films, and exhibitions. Through a straightforward account of events both before and after the largest ship in the world hit an iceberg and sank, Stephanie McPherson examines why the Titanic continues to intrigue us.

Iceberg, Right Ahead! The Tragedy of the Titanic Details

Book TitleIceberg, Right Ahead! The Tragedy of the Titanic
Book Author
ISBN9780761367567
LanguageEnglish
FormatHardcover
Pages112
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Iceberg, Right Ahead! The Tragedy of the Titanic Reviews

  • Kathleen Behrendt
    Sep 5, 2013

    Kathleen Behrendt

    This book was fascinating. With the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking this year,we saw a great influx of books about the topic. This book is one of the best. The author goes into great detail of how the ship was built, the fatal mistakes that were made during consruction, the ac...

  • Marissa García
    Aug 28, 2013

    Marissa García

    Find yourself IN Titanic herself as readers are given a wealth of detail about the doomed ship that is often omitted from other book for young people on the topic, like her construction and what happened to the survivors in the lifeboats and after. This fine work does not give young re...

  • Infinite Reader
    Aug 16, 2013

    Infinite Reader

    For a while I used to be obsessed with everything Titanic. During that time I read this book as soon as I got my hands on it.I was in third grade at the time and it was the perfect book for me. It is written in a picture book format packed with so much detailed information and many pic...

  • Marissa Garcia
    Jun 20, 2013

    Marissa Garcia

    Find yourself IN Titanic herself as readers are given a wealth of detail about the doomed ship that is often omitted from other book for young people on the topic, like her construction and what happened to the survivors in the lifeboats and after. This fine work does not give young re...

  • Angelica
    Jun 20, 2013

    Angelica

    Very informational fact book on the Titanic which sank in 1912. Very detailed accounts of survivors stories. Also what happened before the Titanic sank, to what the aftermath of the tragedy did to many survivors. Filled with amazing pictures of artifacts and photos of actual people abo...

  • Jim Erekson
    May 1, 2013

    Jim Erekson

    This book is highly browsable, with each header providing a self-contained 'story' about a person or an aspect of the ship's story. While organized in chronological sections, anyone who already knows the order of the story won't be thrown off by browsing around. It was good to see the ...

  • Alicia
    Feb 20, 2013

    Alicia

    A great pairing with a fiction book like The Watch That Ends the Night about the sinking of the Titanic and the discoveries that were made after the sinking using scientific technologies. The book really begins quickly as the Titanic is being built and it's competition, the hype that b...

  • Suzanne
    Sep 23, 2012

    Suzanne

    Icebeg, Right Ahead! by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson was an interesting book. I did not see the movie Titanic, and I have read little about the ship, until now.What I liked: the photos of the Titanic and its passengers were wonderful and made me feel as if I was there. I appreciated ...

  • Heidi
    May 7, 2012

    Heidi

    This book is fabulously done. It is definitely going on my shelf of favorites. Not only is the writing crisp and easy to read, but the whole design is beautifully done. The photographs, illustrations, and sidebars are placed so that they add to the overall design but don't interrupt th...

  • Katherine
    Apr 27, 2012

    Katherine

    Working in a middle school library gives me a chance to review many books written for young adults. This is an excellent account of the Titanic and its voyage. Included are personal testimonies, pictures and a timeline of events. There are also chapters including life after the disaste...