I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 (I Survived Graphic Novel #1): A Graphix Book, Volume 1
DescriptionA thrilling graphic novel adaptation of Lauren Tarshis's bestselling I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912
Ten-year-old George Calder can't wait to explore every inch of the Titanic, even if his little sister, Phoebe, has to tag along. But when George sneaks away without her and ventures into the first class baggage room, a terrible boom shakes the entire boat. Suddenly, water is everywhere, and George's life changes forever...
Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series takes on vivid new life in full-color graphic novel editions. Perfect for readers who prefer the graphic novel format, or for existing fans of the I Survived chapter book series, these graphic novels combine historical facts with high-action storytelling that's sure to keep any reader turning the pages.
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About the AuthorLauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters and times of turmoil. Lauren has brought her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the battle of D-Day, the American Revolution, Hurricane Katrina, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other world events. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and can be found online at laurentarshis.com.Georgia Ball is an author and comic writer who has been lucky enough to work on most of her favorite childhood characters. She's written stories for Strawberry Shortcake, Frozen, Care Bears, Transformers, Littlest Pet Shop, My Little Pony, and many other popular brands. She's the author of two historical fiction graphic novels for Osprey Publishing, and she adapted Lauren Tarshis's I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 and I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 into graphic novels for Scholastic. When she isn't writing words, she writes code as a front-end developer for mobile advertising. Georgia is also the author of two webcomics, Follipops and Scooter and Ferret on Webtoon. She lives with her husband, her daughter, two cats, and a dog in Washington State. For more information about her recent work, visit GeorgiaBallAuthor.com.
Tarshis successfully blends historical fact with an involving narrative. -- School Library Journal Praise for I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79:
Tarshis serves up another gripping adventure... with the light-speed pacing and death-defying maneuvering fans have come to expect. -- Booklist Praise for I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863:
Informative and breathlessly paced. -- Kirkus Reviews Praise for I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001:
[Tarshis] crafts a dramatic, emotionally intense tale that takes account of 9/11's physical and emotional costs -- short- and long-term -- while ending on an upward beat. -- Kirkus Reviews Praise for I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005:
Expressive illustrations capture the drama of the storm and its aftermath, but the book's real power comes from its exploration of what it means to be a hero. -- Booklist Praise for I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916:
A gripping story that will hold the interest of reluctant readers. -- School Library Journal Praise for I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912:
The fast pace and intrinsically fascinating disaster story will keep readers turning the pages. -- Kirkus Reviews