The Story of Titanic's Chairman Ismay

Titanic Stories
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Compelling narrative nonfiction text introduces Joseph Bruce Ismay, the president of the company that owned the Titanic, including details about his survival story and questions about his responsibility for the disaster. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, historical photos, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Hi-Lo, Narrative, Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2016
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2016-01-01
Dewey 92
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 690
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 179894
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Primary-source text, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
  • The Grandest Ship
  • Iceberg Ahead
  • Terror at Sea
  • Guilt and Blame
  • Glossary
  • Source Notes
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Molly Jones


A noteworthy review of Titanic Stories from Booklist on April 1, 2016

The Titanic Stories series investigates this maritime disaster from different perspectives, and this volume takes a close look at J. Bruce Ismay, chairman of White Star Line, the company that built the Titanic. Engaging narrative prose describes Ismay’s excitement upon boarding the View →

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