Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 9 to 12
- Grade: 4 to 7
From avalanches to shipwrecks, this brand-new fiction series hurtles its characters into dangerous situations, leaving them with only their wits and and courage to survive!
At 1:55 AM on the morning of May 29, 1914, two young friends, Grace and Albert stand on the deck of the Empress of Ireland, a ship sailing from Canada to Liverpool, England.
But excitement soon turns to terror, as the friends feel a sharp jolt. The ship begins to tilt. People scream. Stewards order passengers to head for the lifeboats. It is a full-on nautical disaster, and only one question remains…
Will they survive?
About the author
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 www.friedawishinsky.com.
- Commended, OLA Best Bets: Honourable Mention
Prais for Shipwreck
“very well written”-Manitoba Library Association
Other titles by Frieda Wishinsky
How to Become an Accidental Activist
How Emily Saved the Bridge
The Story of Emily Warren Roebling and the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge
How to Become an Accidental Genius
Survival: Ice Storm!
The Great Storm of 1998