Escaping a Sinking Ship

Great Escapes in History
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Engages readers with incredible stories of people who made daring escapes from sinking ships. Thousands of people on board fought for their lives as these ships sank to the depths of the ocean, and only some survived. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, informative infographics, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, a selected bibliography, an index, information about the author, and sources for further research.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Narrative, Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2019
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2018-08-01
BISACS JNF025000
Dewey 910.4
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 810
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 5.2
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 196690
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • Fast Facts
  • The RMS Titanic, 1912
  • The RMS Lusitania, 1915
  • The USS Arizona, 1941
  • The Wilhelm Gustloff, 1945
  • Think About It
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index
  • About the Author
Author: Emily Rose Oachs

Emily Rose Oachs graduated as a member of Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Minnesota with a degree in communication studies. She has authored more than 50 nonfiction books for children and young adults on topics ranging from natural disasters and biomes to geography and history. She lives and writes in Los Angeles.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Great Escapes in History from School Library Connection on May 1, 2019

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