Titanic

Titanic

Sue Vander Hook (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617851728

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Description

Explores the Titanic and how that event has sculpted societies, the sciences, and politics.

Reading Level
Lexile
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
ATOS
DRA
Categories
Genre
History Science & Technology Transportation
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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