Iceberg, Right Ahead!

Iceberg, Right Ahead!

The Tragedy of the Titanic

Book - 2012
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Explores the lasting legacy of the "Titanic" tragedy, discussing how the sinking of the ship led to new regulations and the formation of an ice patrol that later became the U.S. Coast Guard, earned the "New York Times" a lasting reputation for news, caused a Senate inquiry, destroyed the lives of several survivors, and fascinated people around the world for a century.
Publisher: Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, c2012
ISBN: 9780761367567
Branch Call Number: J 910.9163 MCP
Characteristics: 112 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 24 x 28 cm


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Only 160 minutes passed from the time the iceberg was spotted to the moment when the Titanic sank. McPherson tells the story of heroism and loss with quotes from those who were there. Illus. with period photographs.

ChristchurchLib Apr 23, 2013

"Describes the ill-fated maiden voyage of the Titanic, a luxury liner claimed to be "unsinkable" that was destroyed after colliding with an iceberg, killing over one thousand passengers onboard." April 2013 Kids' Books newsletter

Red_Cat_846 Nov 02, 2012

it's a great book


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