Torpedoed: The True Story of the World War II Sinking of "The Children's Ship."

By HEILIGMAN, Deborah

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9781627795548
Publisher
Holt


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Starred Review on December 1, 2019  |  Middle To High School

Gr 5–8—Heiligman tells a story of bravery, courage, and despair through the eyes of the passengers on the SS City of Benares, a ship commissioned to sail to Canada with 100 children on board during World War II. The SS City of Benares was torpedoed by a German submarine. The imagery of the waves hitting the lifeboats and rafts as the survivors hung on for life is so vivid that readers ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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