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April 1912

(Book #1 of Survival!)
For Ages: 8 - 12
Will two kids escape the Titanic, the world’s most famous sinking ship? Find out in this gripping historical fiction, part of the Survivor series.

Gavin Reilly is working in the Titanic’s galley to earn his passage from Ireland to America. He knows when he finally joins his brother in New York they’ll live their big dreams together.

Karolina Green is devastated after the loss of her parents. She’s returning home to the United States from England with her Aunt Rose, and desperately dreams of fixing her shattered life in New York.

But on a calm, clear night in April, those dreams turn into a nightmare. Rich and poor, famous and unknown, the hundreds of people aboard the Titanic find themselves at the mercy of the cold sea and the sinking ship. Few will live to remember the disaster the world still can't forget...will Gavin and Karolina be among the survivors?
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  • Aladdin | 
  • 192 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781442490512 | 
  • March 2014 | 
  • Grades 4 - 6
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Chapter One

Gavin Reilly stood on the boat deck of the Titanic, his eyes closed tightly. He gripped the handrail and counted to ten. Then he opened his eyes again. He had to get over this. He had to get used to looking out over the open water. After a few dizzying seconds, he turned landward, gulping huge breaths of the cool air. He stared at the coastline and the green hills above Queenstown, Ireland. This was ridiculous. He had been swimming since he was a baby. He had never been afraid... see more

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