The Resource The finest hours : the true story of a heroic sea rescue, Michael J. Tougias & Casey Sherman

The finest hours : the true story of a heroic sea rescue, Michael J. Tougias & Casey Sherman

Label
The finest hours : the true story of a heroic sea rescue
Title
The finest hours
Title remainder
the true story of a heroic sea rescue
Statement of responsibility
Michael J. Tougias & Casey Sherman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"On the night of February 18, 1952, during one of the worst winter storms that New England has ever seen, two oil tankers just off the shore of Cape Cod were torn in half by the force of the storm. This middle-grade adaptation of an adult nonfiction book tells the story of a harrowing Coast Guard rescue when four men in a tiny lifeboat overcame insurmountable odds and saved more than 30 stranded sailors. This is a fast-paced, uplifting story that puts young readers in the middle of the action. It's a gripping story of heroism and survival with the same intensity as the bestselling book and movie The Perfect Storm. A Christy Ottaviano Book"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tougias, Mike
Dewey number
910.9163/46
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Young Adult
  • 1140
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
Grades 5-8
LC call number
G530.P418
LC item number
T68 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
7.5
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sherman, Casey
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pendleton (Tanker)
  • CG36500 (Lifeboat)
  • Pendleton (Tanker)
  • CG36500 (Lifeboat)
  • CG36500 (Lifeboat)
  • Pendleton (Tanker)
  • Shipwrecks
  • Shipwreck survival
  • Shipwrecks
  • Shipwreck survival
  • Shipwreck survival
  • Shipwrecks
  • Massachusetts
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The finest hours : the true story of a heroic sea rescue, Michael J. Tougias & Casey Sherman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-160)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 160 pages
Isbn
9780805097641
Lccn
2013030661
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1030293
  • (OCoLC)849212452
  • 1019786
  • (OCoLC)ocn849212452
Label
The finest hours : the true story of a heroic sea rescue, Michael J. Tougias & Casey Sherman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-160)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 160 pages
Isbn
9780805097641
Lccn
2013030661
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1030293
  • (OCoLC)849212452
  • 1019786
  • (OCoLC)ocn849212452

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