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Contributor(s): Korman, Gordon, Page, Michael (Narrator)

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ISBN: 1455817872     ISBN-13: 9781455817870
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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Binding Type: Compact Disc - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: August 2011
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Annotation: Four children aboard the Titanic--Sophie, Paddy, Juliana, and Alfie--believe the famed killer Jack the Ripper is on the ship with them, and the urgency of their mystery deepens as the "unsinkable" ship hits an iceberg.

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Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Shipwrecks; Fiction.
Ocean liners; Fiction.
Mystery and detective stories.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Historical
- Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure
- Juvenile Fiction | Transportation | Boats, Ships & Underwater Craft
Dewey: [Fic]
LCCN: bl2011023084
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Series: Titanic
Book type: Juvenile Fiction
Physical Information: 5.25" H x 6.50" W x 0.50" (0.25 lbs)
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q54494
Reading Level: 4.7   Interest Level: Grades 3-5   Point Value: 8.0
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2011 December)

Gr 5–8—The stakes are even higher for the four teens in the second title (Scholastic, 2011) in Gordon Korman's trilogy. The crew of the RMS Titanic is aware that there's a stowaway onboard, so 14-year-old Paddy Burns has to use all the survival skills he honed on the streets of Belfast to remain hidden on the great ship. Alfie Huggins, a junior steward, has discovered a disturbing scrapbook chronicling the Whitechapel murders, complete with "souvenirs" from the grisly events, including human teeth. The presence of the scrapbook amidst the passengers' luggage leads Alfie to believe that the notorious Jack the Ripper might be onboard the ship and he is intent on discovering the killer's identity. Aristocrat Juliana Glamm is aghast to learn the reason her father brought her on his business trip to America, and kind-hearted Sophie Bronson is determined to befriend the cantankerous Mr. Masterson who may be hiding a sinister secret. Meanwhile, warnings of icebergs in the shipping lanes continue to pore in as the Titanic heads for disaster. Michael Page narrates with a strong sense of pacing, drawing listeners into the action and tension of the story. He excels at giving each character a unique voice appropriate to their age, class, nationality, personality, and temperament. Listeners will eagerly await the final installment.—Amanda Raklovits, Champaign Public Library, IL

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