The Titanic: Lost and Found (Step-Into-Reading, Step 4)
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Titanic. Just the name evokes tales of the doomed ship that have captivated people of all ages for more than 100 years.
Early readers will enjoy this exciting account of the world's most famous disaster-at-sea and the discovery of it's remains many years later.
Step 4 books are perfect for independent readers who are confident with simple sentences and are just starting to tackle paragraphs.
The big ship seems so safe. The little lifeboats do not. The sailors are in a hurry. They know there is trouble. They rush people into the lifeboats. Some are only half full, but the sailors lower them anyway. Many passengers are far from the lifeboats. They are the poor ones. Their rooms are down below. They know there is trouble too. But they do not know where to go. A few try to find their way. They go up stairs and down halls. Some are helped by seamen. Most just wait below. In the
Yet treasure hunters kept on dreaming of the wonderful ship. They were sure there was gold on board—and diamonds and pearls. A man named Robert Ballard dreamed of the Titanic too. Robert was a scientist. He studied the oceans. Robert worked in a famous laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. He didn’t care about treasure. He just wanted to find the ship. He thought about it for years. Robert had a special invention. It was a kind of underwater robot. Its name was Argo. Argo could dive down
www.stepintoreading.com Educators and librarians, for a variety of teaching tools, visit us at www.randomhouse.com/teachers Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Donnelly, Judy. The Titanic : lost … and found / by Judy Donnelly; illustrated by Keith Kohler. p. cm. — (Step into reading. A Step 4 book) SUMMARY: A simple account of the sinking of the Titanic and the discovery of its remains many years later. eISBN: 978-0-307-56067-4 1. Titanic (Steamship)—Juvenile literature 2.
They wave good-bye to their friends. The engines roar. Slowly the ship steams out of the harbor. The Titanic has begun its first voyage. No one guesses this will also be its last. 2 Iceberg It is April 14, 1912. The Titanic is in icy waters off the coast of Canada. It is almost midnight. The ship is quiet. The sea is smooth as glass. The air is biting cold. The passengers have had a good dinner. Some of them are still up playing cards. Most are asleep in their rooms. It is a good
seem like much. Some people do not even notice. But the captain hurries from his room. He goes down below. He wants to see if the ship is hurt. Soon he learns the terrible truth. The iceberg has hurt the ship badly. Water is pouring in. Five of the watertight compartments are already flooded. And that is too many. Nothing can be done now. It seems impossible. But it is true. The Titanic is going to sink! The captain gives his orders. Wake the passengers! Radio for help! And make the