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Survival : True Stories (Hardcover) (Tom McCarthy)

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Tales of survival are as old as humanity! In Survival: True Stories, readers discover accounts of survival that required innovation, a thirst for adventure, and even a bit of brutality. Whether it’s Shackleton on the frozen landscape of Antarctica or William Bligh and his loyal followers adrift in the Pacific after mutiny on theBounty, survival is a fascinating topic for readers ages 9 to 12!Survival is the second book in the Murder & Mayhem series, which features true tales that whet kids’ appetites for history by engaging them in genres with proven track recordsmystery and adventure. History is made of near misses, unexplained disappearances, unsolved mysteries, and bizarre events that are almost too weird to be truealmost! The Mystery & Mayhem series delves into the past to provide kids with a jumping-off point into a lifelong habit of appreciating history.Each of the true tales told in Survival are paired with interesting facts about the setting, the industry, and the time period. A glossary and index provide the opportunity to practice using essential academic tools. These nonfiction narratives use clear, concise language with compelling plots that both avid and reluctant readers will be drawn to.
Number of Pages: 124
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Disasters
Series Title: Mystery & Mayhem
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Pgw
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Tom McCarthy
Language: English
Street Date: October 11, 2016
TCIN: 51736823
UPC: 9781619304765
Item Number (DPCI): 248-33-5187
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