Historical Fiction

The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices from the Titanic

The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices from the Titanic by Allan Wolf book cover.
Author: 
Allan Wolf

Told in free verse from diverse points of view, this fictional account of the Titanic voyage is based on the experiences of real passengers aboard the ill-fated ship.  Among those who have a voice in this tale are a millionaire, a new American immigrant, the captain, the rats aboard the ship, and even the iceberg involved in the disaster. This story is a must-read for anyone interested in Titanic history, offering new and fascinating perspectives.

Call Number: 
Y FIC WOLF

Turtle in Paradise

Author: 
Jennifer L. Holm
Reviewer Name: 
Rabia Lee
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Average: 4 (1 vote)

Turtle in Paradise is a great experience for young and older readers. It gets a little fantasy based close to the end, but the realistic and somewhat shocking end clears that up. Turtle, a young girl in the 1930s, is sent to Florida to live with her aunt temporarily.

Grade Level: 
Grades 3 to 6
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