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Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and the Endurance
Jennifer Armstrong

Crown Books for Young Readers, 2000

The harrowing story of the ill-fated Endurance, now in paperback. In August 1914, Ernest Shackleton and 27 men sailed from England in an attempt to become the first team of explorers to cross Antarctica from one side to the other. Five months later and still 100 miles from land, their ship, Endurance, became trapped in ice. The expedition survived another five months camping on ice floes, followed by a perilous journey through stormy seas to ...


Narrative of the shipwreck of the brig Betsey, of Wiscasset, Maine, and murder of five of her crew, by ..., 2012

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Shipwrecks: Disasters of the Deep Seas

Arcturus Publishing, 2005

Ships have been overwhelmed by huge waves, consumed by fires, broken apart, sunk by storms and driven onto uncharted rocks. They have collided with icebergs or other ships, been sunk by enemy torpedoes or gunfire, or run aground on unlit coastlines at night. Boilers have exploded. Magazines have ignited. Cargoes have shifted with catastrophic consequences and submarines have submerged never to come up again. Shipwrecks selects the sinkings with ...


Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes
Paul Hancock

Thunder Bay Press, 2004

Containing almost a fifth of the world's fresh water, the Great Lakes system of Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario in North America are vast inland expanses, and subject to the same hazards for shipping more commonly found on the high seas. Since the seventeenth century, when the first wooden vessels of colonists and adventurers set a course across them, the lakes have claimed many ships as well as the lives of those unfortunates ...


Thrilling Narratives of Mutiny, Murder and Piracy A weird series of tales of shipwreck and disaster, from the ..., 2011

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The Shipwreck (The Warrior Maids of Rivenloch )

Glynnis Campbell, 2013

THE SHIPWRECK - THE LEGEND OF RIVENLOCH IS BORN The Origin NOVELLA* for The Warrior Maids of Rivenloch by Glynnis Campbell When his wife and children die, Viking marauder Brandr has nothing left to live for, so he sails away on one final voyage. A storm at sea leaves him shipwrecked, alone, and barely alive on a foreign coastline. Along the Pictish shore, Avril, a warrior maid and the victim of a Viking berserker, banished from her ...


Shipwrecks and Lost Treasures: Outer Banks: Legends And Lore, Pirates And More!
Bob Brooke

Globe Pequot Press, 2007

A collection of fascinating true stories about the mysteries of shipwrecks and lost treasure in the Outer Banks.


Shipwreck (Island, Book 1)
Gordon Korman

Scholastic, 2001

Luke, J.J. Will, Lyssa, Charla, and Ian. They did'nt want to be on the boat in the first place. They didn't want to be stuck at sea with a bunch of strangers. But when you're in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, there's no easy way out. And when a terrifying storm hits, there's no way to fully prepare. It's all about survival.


Shipwreck (Good Reads)

Grass Roots Press, 2011

A retired police detective tells a story from his family's history. This is his story... On a cold winter morning in 1873, a crowd gathers on the shore of a Nova Scotia fishing village. A stormy sea has thrown a ship onto the rocks. The villagers work bravely to save the ship's crew. But many die. When young Will Murdoch and the local priest examine the bodies, they discover gold and diamonds. They suspect that the shipwreck was not ...


Shipwrecks, Disasters and Rescues of the Graveyard of the Atlantic and Cape Fear
Norma Elizabeth, Bruce Roberts

Pineapple Press, 2014

Over the centuries–from 18th-century Spanish galleons through German U-boats and modern oil tankers—seamen have feared the waters off North Carolina’s Outer Banks. The book includes the story of Blackbeard's flagship and legendary civil war wrecks among other great tales. Included are the locations, a list of maritime museums and other points of interest.  


Shipwrecks (Harvest Book)
Akira Yoshimura

Mariner Books, 2000

Isaku is a nine-year-old boy living in a remote, desperately poor fishing village on the coast of Japan. His people catch barely enough fish to live on, and so must distill salt to sell to neighboring villages. But this industry serves another, more sinister purpose: the fires of the salt cauldrons lure passing ships toward the shore and onto rocky shoals. When a ship runs aground, the villagers slaughter the crew and loot the cargo for rice, ...


Island II: Survival
Gordon Korman

Scholastic, 2001

Six kids are stuck on a desert island. They have no food. No shelter. Nobody knows they are lost. They must take from the island in order to survive. But what if they're now alone?


Louis Begley

Ballantine Books, 2004

A mesmerizing novel of deception and betrayal from the acclaimed author of Wartime Lies and About Schmidt . John North, a prize-winning American writer, is suddenly beset by dark suspicions about the real value of his work. Over endless hours and bottles of whiskey consumed in a mysterious café called L’Entre Deux Mondes, he recounts, in counterpoint to his doubts, the one story he has never told before, perhaps the only important one ...


Narratives of Shipwrecks of the Royal Navy; between 1793 and 1849, 2012

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Shipwreck Island
S. A. Bodeen

Feiwel & Friends, 2014

Sarah Robinson is deeply troubled in the wake of her dad’s second marriage. She now has to deal with a new stepmom and two stepbrothers, Marco, who is her age, and Nacho, who’s younger. Even though they’ve all moved from Texas to California to start life as a new, blended family, none of the kids seem remotely happy about it. Sarah’s dad and stepmom then decide to take the whole family on a special vacation in order to break the ice and ...


The Atlas of Shipwrecks & Treasure: The History, Location, and Treasures of Ships Lost at Sea
Nigel Pickford

Dk Pub, 1994

The first comprehensive illustrated guide to ships lost at sea and the treasures they have yielded, capturing the romance and the risks of treasure hunting. Find the story of the 40 most significant wrecks, hand-drawn maps of sea-routes, and spectacular color photographs of boats, salvage techniques and recovered treasure.


Island of Shipwrecks (The Unwanteds)
Lisa McMann

Aladdin, 2015

A risky decision endangers both Artimé and Quill in book five of the New York Times bestselling Unwanteds series, which Kirkus Reviews called “The Hunger Games meets Harry Potter.” Alex and his friends from Artimé are stranded on a newly discovered island after barely surviving a storm that destroys their ship. And it turns out they’re not alone… Back in Quill, Aaron’s power base grows as he aligns himself with an unlikely ...


The Lost Raft: The True Story of Madness, Mutiny, Mud, Sharks, Shipwrecks, Survival, and Extraordinary ...


“You won’t be able to put it down.”–National Geographic Adventure “Beautifully written … ” –Dallas Morning News Inspired by explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his voyage aboard the raft Kon-Tiki, author John Haslett sets out on a modern-day expedition that quickly turns into a fast-paced journey filled with sharks, shipwrecks, and discovery. “ … harrowing, grueling, breathtaking … to describe (The Lost Raft), the word ...


Shipwreck: The Strange Fate of the Morro Castle

Open Road Media, 2014

A spellbinding moment-by-moment account of one of the most spectacular disasters off the coast of New York, which killed more than 130 people,  Shipwreck  answers the question that until now has remained unanswered: Was it a terrible accident—or arson? In the early morning hours of September 8, 1934, the luxury cruise liner  Morro Castle , carrying 316 passengers and 230 officers and crew, caught fire a few hours out of the New York ...


Escape (Island #3)
Gordon Korman

Scholastic, 2001

Things were bad enough when Luke, Lyssa, Will, J.J. Ian, and Charla were stuck alone on the island. But now they have company-really bad company. Plus, Will is seriously injured and needs help immediately. Before, escape was something the kids could only hope for. Now it's a matter of life and death.



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