books about: shipwreck
Sequel to the New York Times bestseller STRANDED and TRIAL BY FIRE! As seen on The Today Show, Rachael Ray, and Kelly and Michael. From the Emmy-Award winning host of Survivor , Jeff Probst with Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life co-author Chris Tebbetts comes a brand new family adventure series! Eleven days down, and no end in sight. How long could YOU survive? It’s been days since Buzz, Vanessa, ...
Lord of the Flies
Before The Hunger Games there was Lord of the Flies Lord of the Flies remains as provocative today as when it was first published in 1954, igniting passionate debate with its startling, brutal portrait of human nature. Though critically acclaimed, it was largely ignored upon its initial publication. Yet soon it became a cult favorite among both students and literary critics who compared it to J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the ...
Rivers of Gold (Yukon Quest Book #3)
Bethany House Publishers, 2002
Book 3 of Yukon Quest historical fiction series set in Alaska in the late 1800s. Miranda Colton, presumed dead, finds herself under the care of a native Alaskan and a studious botanist from England, Teddy Davenport. Miranda only longs to find her friends and and continue north. She fears that her chances are diminishing with each passing day. Teddy is deeply committed to his research of the unique landscape of the rugged Alaskan frontier. But ...
I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912
The most terrifying events in history are brought vividly to life in this new fictional series! In book 1, ten-year-old George is trapped on the Titanic -- how will he survive? Ten-year-old George Calder can't believe his luck -- he and his little sister, Phoebe, are on the famous Titanic, crossing the ocean with their Aunt Daisy. The ship is full of exciting places to explore, but when George ventures into the first class storage cabin, a ...
Love and Adventure Collection - Part 1 (Love and Adventure Boxed Sets)
Steel Magnolia Press, 2012
Get 9 more e-box sets by the incomparable Jennifer Blake - just 99c - $3.99 at smarturl.it/boxsets Just copy and paste the url into your address bar to go to a page right here in the Amazon store. ______________________ Two stand-alone classics by a legend of the genre in a single, value-priced bundle! THE STORM AND THE SPLENDOR Julia, involved in a dangerous international plot, becomes a sea captain's reluctant bride. When a violent ...
Shay Savage, 2013
"Yep. This is one of thoooose. It had everything I look for in an unputtdownable read. An unfathomable life or death event, and every scary detail to have me living it with them." -Maryse.net "There’s a moment when it comes to amazing books... where you realize that the book you’re reading completely and irrevocably owns you... [Surviving Raine] has that moment." - Ash the Book Snob As the captain of a schooner catering to the elite ...
The Perfect Assassin
Oceanview Publishing, 2008
One perfect shot will change the course of history. Christine Palmer, a young American doctor sailing solo across the Atlantic, makes an incredible discovery - a man narrowly clinging to his life in the frigid waters. But there is much more to this desperate survivor than meets the eye.David Slaton is a Kidon - a highly-trained, highly-precise, and highly-dangerous assassin. The Kidon is both the hunter and the hunted, and he and Christine are ...
Far Tortuga: A Novel (Vintage)
An adventure story and a deeply considered meditation upon the sea itself.
National Geographic Readers: Titanic
National Geographic Children's Books
Get kids reading with cool information about the subjects that interest them the most. National Geographic Readers are high-interest, exciting, and easy to read. The latest in the series, Titanic is no exception. Just in time for the 100th anniversary of the Olympic-class passenger liner's ill-fated journey, this title is replete with brilliant photographs and exclusive in-depth coverage including Bob Ballard's 1985 discovery. Brought to you ...
The Mandala Maneuver (The Gaian Consortium Series)
Dark Valentine Press, 2014
Alexa Craig is well aware she’s known as “The Ice Queen” -- and not out of admiration -- but her reputation has served her well in her diplomatic career. Alien ambassador Lirzhan understands his people are viewed with suspicion and curiosity by the members of the Gaian Consortium, but the Zhore do not casually reveal themselves to outsiders -- not even to someone as intriguing as Alexa Craig. But after their ship is attacked during a ...
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
Penguin Books, 2001
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Wishaw, and Brendan Gleeson, and directed by Ron Howard. The ordeal of the whaleship Essex was an event as mythic in the nineteenth century as the sinking of the Titanic was in the twentieth. In 1819, the Essex left Nantucket for the South Pacific with twenty crew members aboard. In the middle of the South Pacific the ship was rammed and sunk by an angry sperm ...
Tess, an aspiring seamstress, thinks she’s had an incredibly lucky break when she is hired by famous designer Lady Lucile Duff Gordon to be her personal maid on the Titanic. Once on board, Tess catches the eye of two men—a kind sailor and an enigmatic Chicago businessman—who offer differing views of what lies ahead for her in America. But on the fourth night, disaster strikes, and amidst the chaos, Tess is one of the last people allowed ...
Raise the Titanic! (Dirk Pitt Adventure)
The President's secret task force has developed an unprecedented defensive weapon that relies on an extremely rare radioactive element--and Dirk Pitt has followed a twisted trail to a secret cache of the substance. Now, racing against brutal storms, Soviet spies, and a ticking clock, Pitt begins his most thrilling mission--to raise from its watery grave the shipwreck of the century...
Twelfth Night (Folger Shakespeare Library)
Paul Werstine Ph.D.
Simon & Schuster
Each edition includes: Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play Scene-by-scene plot summaries A key to famous lines and phrases An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast ...
The Circus Ship
Chris Van Dusen
With stunning artwork and a rhyming text, the illustrator of the Mercy Watson books tells a tale of human-animal connection full of humor and heart. When a circus ship runs aground off the coast of Maine, the poor animals are left on their own to swim the chilly waters. Staggering onto a nearby island, they soon win over the wary townspeople with their kind, courageous ways. So well do the critters blend in that when the greedy circus owner ...
Trial by Fire: Stranded Book Two
Sequel to the New York Times bestseller STRANDED , seen The Today Show , Rachael Ray, and Kelly and Michael. From the multi-Emmy Award winning host of Survivor and the New York Times bestselling co-author of Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life comes a fantastic new middle grade series! They thought it couldn't get any worse. They were wrong. Being shipwrecked on a jungle island in the middle of the ...
882 1/2 Amazing Answers to Your Questions About the Titanic
Reissued for Spring 2012 to coincide with the anniversary of the sinking of the TITANIC in April 1912. Here is the one book with all of the answers to your questions about the TITANIC! This is the heart-stopping story about the legendary ship--from the building, maiden voyage, and tragic sinking, to its high-tech discovery on the ocean floor. Special features include the making of the James Cameron movie, true-or-false quizzes, and real-life ...
Shipwreck: The Strange Fate of the Morro Castle
Premier Digital Publishing, 2011
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. Answers the question which 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 harbor on a return ...
Grand Central Publishing, 2002
Twelve miles above the Pacific Ocean, a missile strikes a jumbo passenger jet. The flight crew is crippled or dead. Now, defying both nature and man, three survivors must achieve the impossible. Land the plane. From master storyteller Nelson DeMille and master pilot Thomas Block comes Mayday, the classic bestseller that packs a supersonic shock at every turn of the page....the most terrifyingly realistic air disaster thriller ever. Like a ...
Magic Tree House #17: Tonight on the Titanic (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))
Random House Books for Young Readers, 2010
Jack and Annie are ready for their next fantasy adventure in the bestselling middle-grade series—the Magic Tree House! Titanic trouble! Jack and Annie are in for an exciting, scary, and sad adventure when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to the decks of the Titanic . Is there anything they can do to help the ill-fated ship? Will they be able to save anyone? Will they be able to save themselves ? Visit the Magic Tree House ...
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