I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 (I Survived Graphic Novels #1)

by Lauren Tarshis (Author)

I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 (I Survived Graphic Novels #1)
Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
Series: I Survived

A thrilling graphic novel adaptation of Lauren Tarshis's bestselling I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912!

Ten-year-old George Calder can't wait to explore every inch of the Titanic, even if his little sister, Phoebe, has to tag along. But when George sneaks away without her and ventures into the first class baggage room, a terrible boom shakes the entire boat. Suddenly, water is everywhere, and George's life changes forever...

Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series takes on vivid new life in full-color graphic novel editions. Perfect for readers who prefer the graphic novel format, or for existing fans of the I Survived chapter book series, these graphic novels combine historical facts with high-action storytelling that's sure to keep any reader turning the pages.


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Kirkus Reviews

A fresh and interesting adaptation, making for an easy crowd pleaser. 

Review quotes

Praise for Lauren Tarshis's I Survived chapter books:

Praise for I Survived the American Revolution, 1776:
"Tarshis successfully blends historical fact with an involving narrative." — School Library Journal

Praise for I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79:
"Tarshis serves up another gripping adventure... with the light-speed pacing and death-defying maneuvering fans have come to expect." — Booklist

Praise for I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863:
"Informative and breathlessly paced." — Kirkus Reviews

Praise for I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001:
"[Tarshis] crafts a dramatic, emotionally intense tale that takes account of 9/11's physical and emotional costs — short- and long-term — while ending on an upward beat." — Kirkus Reviews

Praise for I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005:
"Expressive illustrations capture the drama of the storm and its aftermath, but the book's real power comes from its exploration of what it means to be a hero." — Booklist

Praise for I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916:
"A gripping story that will hold the interest of reluctant readers." — School Library Journal

Praise for I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912:
"The fast pace and intrinsically fascinating disaster story will keep readers turning the pages." — Kirkus Reviews

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Lauren Tarshis
Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters and times of turmoil. Lauren has brought her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the battle of D-Day, the American Revolution, Hurricane Katrina, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other world events. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and can be found online at laurentarshis.com.
Alvin Epps is an artist and illustrator from New Orleans, Louisiana. He is known for being a multimedia artist with an otherworldly aesthetic, blurring the lines between fine arts and digital arts media. His work has been published commercially, creating visuals for comic books, album art, film/TV, and music videos. You can visit him online at alvinpbx.com.
Classification
Fiction
ISBN-13
9781338120929
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Graphix
Publication date
February 20, 2020
Series
I Survived
BISAC categories
JUV008000 - Juvenile Fiction | Comics & Graphic Novels | General
JUV016150 - Juvenile Fiction | Historical | United States - 20th Century
JUV001010 - Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure | Survival Stories
Library of Congress categories
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