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Author Heiligman, Deborah, author.
Title Torpedoed : the true story of the World War II sinking of "The Children's Ship" / Deborah Heiligman.
Pub Info New York : Godwin Books, Henry Holt and Company, [2019]
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 940.54 Hei     AVAILABLE
 Dennis Public - Juvenile  J 940.542 HEI     DUE 12-19-19
 Falmouth-Children's-NEW  J 940.54 Hei     DUE 12-23-19
 Mashpee-Children's Coll.  J 940.5 HEI     AVAILABLE
 Nantucket-Childrens  J 940.54 HEI     AVAILABLE
 Osterville-Childrens-NEW  J 940.54 HEILIGMAN     DUE 12-20-19
 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J 940.54 HEI     IN PROCESSING
 Brooks(Harwich)Young Adult-NEW  YA 940.53 HEI     AVAILABLE
 Truro-Young Adult  YA 940.54 HEI     AVAILABLE
 Wellfleet-Young Adult  YA 940.54 Heiligman     AVAILABLE
1 copy being processed for Chatham-Children's-NEW.
1 copy being processed for Falmouth-Children's Room.
Descript xi, 292 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-276) and index.
Contents The noise of war -- Sailing to safety -- A floating palace -- Desserts and drills -- Wish me luck as you wave me goodbye -- Secrets at sea -- U-boat 48 -- September 17, 1940, the North Atlantic Ocean -- It's only a torpedo -- Fate's hand -- The middle of the Atlantic -- The lounge -- A long green tunnel -- Ships cry -- The longest night -- Break of day -- Utmost dispatch -- The hurricane -- Phoenixes -- "In spite of all the precautions" -- Lifeboat 12 -- I spy nothing -- Perils at sea -- British heroes don't snivel -- Hope is a fine feather of smoke -- Darkest hours -- Illusions, delusions, more nightmares -- And on the eighth day -- A watery grave -- Epilogue.
Summary "A true account of the attack and sinking of the passenger ship SS City of Benares, which was evacuating children from England during WWII."--Provided by publisher.
Audience Ages 10-14.
Subject City of Benares (Ship) -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Children -- Great Britain -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians -- Great Britain -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, German -- Juvenile literature.
Shipwrecks -- North Atlantic Ocean -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British -- Juvenile literature.
Genre New titles added.
Alt Title True story of the World War II sinking of "The Children's Ship"
ISBN 9781627795548
1627795545
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