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

Author: Hugh Brewster,Laurie Coulter
Publisher: Firefly Books
ISBN: 9780228101512
Category: Shipwrecks
Page: 96
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The one illustrated book that tells the complete, heart-stopping story of the legendary ship. "A fantastic book... The 882 1/2 answers in this book truly are amazing -- both for the scope of information they cover as well as for the depth of details given." -- CM Magazine "For all trivia lovers this is a great book of questions and answers... and would prove useful to anyone who has an interest in the topic from young readers through to adults." -- Resource Links It's all here. The financiers and founders of the White Star Line; the building and launch; the ship's features; the crew and passengers; the fateful collision; the scramble for lifeboats; the sinking and the survivors; the high-tech discovery of the wreck; the movie.... 882 1/2 Amazing Answers to Your Questions About the Titanic is packed with all of the intriguing details and fascinating facts that tell the true story. It puts myths to rest and confirms the truth. Was the Titanic really unsinkable? Were third-class passengers locked down below? Were there enough lifeboats? Was there a Jack Dawson? Did the Heart of the Ocean diamond really exist? Was there a murderer aboard the ship? It tells of the small tragedies for some survivors. Deceased violinist Jock Hume's family received a bill for $3.50 for the cost of his uniform. A baby was kidnapped on board the rescue ship, the Carpathia, by a woman who had lost her child. Jack Thayer, who never got over the death of his son in the water, took his own life thirty years after the sinking. Illustrated with dozens of accurate paintings, diagrams and rare photographs, the book's special features include the making of James Cameron's movie Titanic, a true-or-false quiz and the real-life stories of the young people who sailed on the fateful voyage. 882 1/2 Amazing Answers to Your Questions About the Titanic is a must-have purchase for all Titanic enthusiasts.


Author: Simon Adams
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783831019045
Category: Shipwrecks
Page: 72
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Wissenswertes über den 1912 in den Fluten des Atlantiks untergegangenen legendären Luxusdampfer: Geschichte, Bau, Unglücksursachen etc.; reichhaltig illustriert. Ab 10.

The Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters

Author: Logan Marshall
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3954272261
Page: 220
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Only a few weeks after the sinking of the Titanic, Marshall Logan was the first author to publish an account of the tragic event. His book contains plenty of information that has become forgotten over the last hundred years and provides a very detailed insight into the shipwreck. Most remarkable about Logan's work is its focus on personal stories of the Titanic's passengers. Told by those who survived, the history of the Titanic is most authentic and absorbing, even for contemporary readers. Reprint of the original edition.

Reading Across Multiple Texts in the Common Core Classroom, K-5

Author: Janice A. Dole,Brady E. Donaldson,Rebecca S. Donaldson
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807755907
Category: Education
Page: 128
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This teacher-friendly resource addresses one of the most important critical reading skills in the Common Core State Standards --reading across multiple texts. As the world grows ever more complicated, students more than ever need to become skillful at reading multiple sources, comparing, contrasting, and integrating texts. Responding specifically to Standards 7 and 9, this guide shows teachers how to work with students as they read, think about, critique, and evaluate multiple texts, including narrative and informational, print, graphic, and video, hard copy and online. The authors provide strategies for helping students answer text-dependent questions, find evidence in a text, and scan for information. Model lessons developed and taught by the authors and their professional colleagues will be especially useful to teachers whether they are beginning or expanding their own teaching of multiple texts.

Disaster on the Titanic (Ranger in Time #9)

Author: Kate Messner
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 1338134000
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 144
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Ranger, the time-traveling golden retriever with search-and-rescue training, finds himself in 1912... on board the Titanic!

The Sinking of the Titanic

Author: Jim Whiting
Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 1612289401
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 48
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The sinking of the ocean liner Titanic in 1912 was one of the most famous events of the twentieth century. The ship was the largest and most luxurious passenger liner of the age. While she was being built, Titanic was described as “practically unsinkable.” Yet she went down on her maiden voyage after striking an iceberg. More than 1,500 passengers and crew members perished in the frigid waters of the North Atlantic. Nearly all died because the ship didn’t carry enough lifeboats. Yet according to the shipping regulations at the time, Titanic actually carried more lifeboats than she was legally required to. Many people also believe that the ship was traveling too fast. Yet her captain wasn’t doing anything different than nearly every other liner at that time. The sinking attracted worldwide media interest. This interest has never lessened. The loss of the Titanic is just as fascinating today as it was on the day it occurred.

Da haben wir den Glückssalat

Author: Gemma Burgess
Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3641096332
Category: Fiction
Page: 416
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Man nehme: einen Esslöffel Liebe, eine Handvoll Glück und jede Menge Turbulenzen ... Pia ist ziemlich geknickt. Gestern noch hat sie die Party ihres Lebens gefeiert, heute drehen die Eltern ihr den Geldhahn zu. Ihre Forderung: Das Töchterlein soll sein Leben ordnen. Pia bleibt nichts anderes übrig, als einen Kredithai anzupumpen, um sich ihren Traum von einem mobilen Imbiss zu erfüllen. Sie hat zwar keinen Plan vom Kochen und ist eine miserable Autofahrerin, doch das hält Pia nicht auf. Mit einem Mal ist sie schwer damit beschäftigt, Dressing anzurühren, Muffins zu backen und einen süßen Engländer zu daten. Bis der Geldhai vor ihrer Tür steht und sie kurz darauf auch noch hinter Gitter muss ...

Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage

The Titanic's First-Class Passengers and Their World
Author: Hugh Brewster
Publisher: Crown
ISBN: 0307984710
Category: History
Page: 320
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Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage takes us behind the paneled doors of the Titanic’s elegant private suites to present compelling, memorable portraits of her most notable passengers. The intimate atmosphere onboard history’s most famous ship is recreated as never before. The Titanic has often been called “an exquisite microcosm of the Edwardian era,” but until now, her story has not been presented as such. In Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage, historian Hugh Brewster seamlessly interweaves personal narratives of the lost liner’s most fascinating people with a haunting account of the fateful maiden crossing. Employing scrupulous research and featuring 100 rarely-seen photographs, he accurately depicts the ship’s brief life and tragic denouement, presenting the very latest thinking on everything from when and how the lifeboats were loaded to the last tune played by the orchestra. Yet here too is a convincing evocation of the table talk at the famous Widener dinner party held in the Ritz Restaurant on the last night. And here we also experience the rustle of elegant undergarments as first-class ladies proceed down the grand staircase in their soigné evening gowns, some of them designed by Lady Duff Gordon, the celebrated couterière, who was also on board. Another well-known passenger was the artist Frank Millet, who led an astonishing life that seemed to encapsulate America’s Gilded Age—from serving as a drummer boy in the Civil War to being the man who made Chicago’s White City white for the 1893 World Exposition. His traveling companion Major Archibald Butt was President Taft’s closest aide and was returning home for a grueling fall election campaign that his boss was expected to lose. Today, both of these once-famous men are almost forgotten, but their ship-mate Margaret Tobin Brown lives on as “the Unsinkable Molly Brown,” a name that she was never called during her lifetime. Millionaires John Jacob Astor and Benjamin Guggenheim, writer Helen Churchill Candee, movie actress Dorothy Gibson, aristocrat Noelle, the Countess of Rothes, and a host of other travelers on this fateful crossing are also vividly brought to life within these pages. Through them, we gain insight into the arts, politics, culture, and sexual mores of a world both distant and near to our own. And with them, we gather on the Titanic’s sloping deck on that cold, starlit night and observe their all-too-human reactions as the disaster unfolds. More than ever, we ask ourselves, “What would we have done?”

I Am Canada: Deadly Voyage

R.M.S. Titanic, Jamie Laidlaw, Crossing the Atlantic, 1912
Author: Hugh Brewster
Publisher: Scholastic Canada
ISBN: 144311927X
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 208
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Historical fact and fiction blend in this riveting novel set aboard the Titanic. Fourteen-year-old Jamie Laidlaw is returning to Canada from England aboard the Titanic. In his four days on board, he busies himself with new friends, finding ways to explore the ship's forbidden areas, and generally landing himself in trouble. When disaster strikes and the horrifying scramble for survival ensues, Jamie is on the front lines - struggling to help free the lifeboats and get people on board them. When a huge wave washes over the ship's sloping deck, it's time for Jamie to take action - and take his fate into his own hands. With hundreds of others, he dives into the sea, hoping he will find a way to survive. Since its launch in Fall 2010, the I Am Canada series has been praised for its accurate and energetic exploration of fascinating moments in Canadian history, through the eyes of young men who lived through them. In Deadly Voyage, award-winning author and noted Titanic historian Hugh Brewster draws from his vast knowledge of that fateful journey to create an enthralling tale of historical fiction - the ultimate adventure, whose terrifying end we know all too well.

Quick and Popular Reads for Teens

Author: Pam Spencer Holley
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 083893577X
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 228
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Collects ten years of the "Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults" and "Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers" lists, organized by both author and theme.

The Teachers Calendar 2011-2012

Author: Editors of Chase's Calendar of Events
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071830650
Category: Education
Page: 1125
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The most authoritative and comprehensive calendar reference for teachers--revised annually to keep readers up-to-date! Offers unique facts, important holidays, and major anniversaries in a handy day-by-day calendar format. New to this edition is a blog that will feature content from the book, fresh ideas for incorporating information into curriculum, and occasional guest entries by some of our other authors on the teacher resource list.

Rms Titanic

gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
Author: Hugh Brewster
Publisher: Collins
ISBN: 9781443405317
Category: History
Page: 352
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RMS Titanic takes us behind the panelled doors of the Titanic’s elegant private suites to present compelling, memorable portraits of her most notable passengers, including many prominent Canadians. Canadian historian Hugh Brewster seamlessly interweaves personal narratives of the lost liner’s most fascinating people with a haunting account of the fateful maiden crossing. Employing scrupulous research, he accurately depicts the ship’s brief life and tragic end, with the very latest thinking on everything from when and how the lifeboats were loaded to the last tune played by the orchestra. Among the many Canadians onboard were Harry Markland Molson, Lady Duff-Gordon, Charles Hays and Arthur Peuchen. With them, we gather on the Titanic’s sloping deck on that cold, starlit night and observe their all-too-human reactions as the disaster unfolds. More than ever, we ask ourselves, what would we have done?

Hochspannend, die Elektrizität

Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783785540404
Category: Electricity
Page: 158
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Wissenswertes zu kernphysikalischen Grundlagen, Erscheinungen und technischen Anwendung von Elektrizität und Magnetismus; reich illustriert.

Rückkehr nach Midway

die Suche nach den versunkenen Schiffen der größten Schlacht im Pazifik
Author: Robert D. Ballard
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783550083020
Page: 191
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Into the Danger Zone

Sea Crossings of the First World War
Author: Tad Fitch,Michael Poirier
Publisher: History PressLtd
ISBN: 9780752497112
Category: History
Page: 432
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'Into the Danger Zone' recounts what it was like for both the military and civilians to experience a transatlantic voyage in a time of war and uncertainty, at risk from any number of dangers, including U-boats, mines and enemy surface vessels.

Das Buch Mormon

Author: Joseph Smith
Publisher: Рипол Классик
ISBN: 5883931774
Category: History
Page: N.A
View: 1237

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