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The Resource Torpedoed : the true story of the World War II sinking of "The Children's Ship", Deborah Heiligman

Torpedoed : the true story of the World War II sinking of "The Children's Ship", Deborah Heiligman

Label
Torpedoed : the true story of the World War II sinking of "The Children's Ship"
Title
Torpedoed
Title remainder
the true story of the World War II sinking of "The Children's Ship"
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Heiligman
Title variation
True story of the World War II sinking of "The Children's Ship"
Title variation remainder
the true story of the World War II sinking of "The Childrens Ship"
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A true account of the attack and sinking of the passenger ship SS City of Benares, which was evacuating children from England during WWII."--Provided by publisher
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Books, 2020.
  • Golden Kite Award for Nonfiction, 2020.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10814859
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heiligman, Deborah
Dewey number
940.54/293
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 840L
  • Ages 10-14
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
D772.C46
LC item number
H45 2019
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
6.0
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • City of Benares (Ship)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Shipwrecks
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the true story of the World War II sinking of "The Children's Ship"
Label
Torpedoed : the true story of the World War II sinking of "The Children's Ship", Deborah Heiligman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-276) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The noise of war -- Sailing to safety -- A floating palace -- Desserts and drills -- Wish me luck as you wave me goodbye -- Secrets at sea -- U-boat 48 -- September 17, 1940, the North Atlantic Ocean -- It's only a torpedo -- Fate's hand -- The middle of the Atlantic -- The lounge -- A long green tunnel -- Ships cry -- The longest night -- Break of day -- Utmost dispatch -- The hurricane -- Phoenixes -- "In spite of all the precautions" -- Lifeboat 12 -- I spy nothing -- Perils at sea -- British heroes don't snivel -- Hope is a fine feather of smoke -- Darkest hours -- Illusions, delusions, more nightmares -- And on the eighth day -- A watery grave -- Epilogue
Control code
on1065034045
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 292 pages
Isbn
9781627795548
Lccn
2019002536
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1065034045
Label
Torpedoed : the true story of the World War II sinking of "The Children's Ship", Deborah Heiligman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-276) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The noise of war -- Sailing to safety -- A floating palace -- Desserts and drills -- Wish me luck as you wave me goodbye -- Secrets at sea -- U-boat 48 -- September 17, 1940, the North Atlantic Ocean -- It's only a torpedo -- Fate's hand -- The middle of the Atlantic -- The lounge -- A long green tunnel -- Ships cry -- The longest night -- Break of day -- Utmost dispatch -- The hurricane -- Phoenixes -- "In spite of all the precautions" -- Lifeboat 12 -- I spy nothing -- Perils at sea -- British heroes don't snivel -- Hope is a fine feather of smoke -- Darkest hours -- Illusions, delusions, more nightmares -- And on the eighth day -- A watery grave -- Epilogue
Control code
on1065034045
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 292 pages
Isbn
9781627795548
Lccn
2019002536
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1065034045

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