I Survived The Sinking Of The Titanic Summary

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On April 15 the unsinkable ship went down into the North Atlantic Ocean. I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic by Lauren Tarshis is about the tragedy of the Titanic. I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic is about a 10 year old boy named George. Living in New York, George and his sister, Phoebe, went to England with their Aunt Daisy. They sail home on the ship of the Titanic. Since their Aunt is wealthy, they get good treatment, a butler, and a room. George is a troublemaker. He journeys around the ship exploring it, and even tells his story of when he almost got attacked by a panther. The book does a great job showing the ship through the eyes of a child. At the ending, the book does leaves clues, that Marco and Aunt Daisy get married, and George and his father build a boat. The book is short, (96 pages in my version) so you may get to the ending quickly. It has a good overall ending, and no, none of the main characters die while it is sinking. George and Enzo have a…show more content…
The book has an illustration of the lobby of the Titanic, I compared it with a real picture and it was extremely similar. Lauren Tarshis (author of the I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic) included Thomas Andrews, the builder of the ship, into the story. In the back of my version of the book the author says “All the facts about the Titanic are true, but the main characters came from my imagination. George, Phoebe, Aunt Daisy, Marco and Enzo are based on people I learned about while researching the Titanic.” When I tried to find real passengers relating to the main characters I did not find anything though. One part in the book is when George finds out there is a mummy on the ship. The mummy turns out to just be a cat, but people in real life did believe that Princess of Amen-Ra was on the ship, but this theory is untrue. Other than that, the book is very
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