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Author Mayell, Hillary.
Title Shipwrecks / Hillary Mayell.
Pub Info Farmington Hills, MI : Lucent Books, c2004.
book jacket
 Bourne-Children's Room  J 910.453 MAY     AVAILABLE
Descript 112 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Man-made disasters series
Man-made disasters (San Diego, Calif.)
Note Accelerated Reader UG 10.1 5 5 76601
Summary Describes the causes and outcomes of famous shipwrecks throughout history and discusses how shipwrecks are investigated and what is being done to prevent future disasters.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-106) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Peril at sea -- Ship goes down -- Surviving a catastrophe -- How accidents happen -- Investigations at sea -- Preventing shipwrecks -- Notes -- Glossary -- For further reading -- Works consulted -- Index -- Picture credits -- About the author.
Subject Shipwrecks -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 1590180585 (hardback : alk. paper)
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