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Children's Nonfiction 20th Century

Remembering the Titanic (Scholastic Reader, Level 3)

Level 3

by (author) Frieda Wishinsky

Scholastic Inc
Initial publish date
Mar 2012
20th Century, General, Beginner
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Mar 2012
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 3


A brand-new reader for the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.


On April 10, 1912, the TITANIC set sail. On April 15, 1912, the great ship sank. This simple reader tells the story of the TITANIC for the 100th anniversary of its tragic voyage. Find out what life was like aboard the ship and meet some of the passengers and the crew. Read about Robert Ballard's triumphant discovery of the wreck 73 years later and what's been discovered since. Full-color photographs throughout and clearly leveled text make history come alive for younger readers.

About the author


Frieda Wishinsky
est l'auteure de plus de 40 livres pour enfants. Parmi les ouvrages déjà
parus, on peut citer, entre autres,

Ounga Bounga, Tu es méchante Lily-Ange!, Le sac à main de la reine,
Canada en vedette

et les romans de la série Catastrophe! Elle vit à Toronto, en


FRIEDA WISHINSKY has written over seventy books for children, including Oonga Boonga; You're Mean, Lily Jean; the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award winner Please, Louise!; the middle-grade series Survival, and the non-fiction books Explorers Who Made It . . . or died trying; Everything but the Kitchen Sink and Colossal Canada. Frieda lives in Toronto, Ontario with her husband. Visit her online at

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  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre

Librarian Reviews

Remembering the Titanic (Scholastic Reader Level 3)

Find out what life was like aboard the Titanic and meet the captain and the last survivor of the Titanic, who died in 2009. Read about Robert Ballard’s triumphant discovery 73 years after the ship sank and what has been discovered since. Filled with photos and paintings of the great ship that wasn’t meant to sink.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. Spring, 2012.

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