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  • Pirate Huntingby Benerson Little

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 32.95

    For thousands of years pirates, privateers, and seafaring raiders have terrorized the ocean voyager and coastal inhabitant, plundering ship and shore with impunity. From the victim’s point of view, these attackers were not the rebellious, romantic rulers of Neptune’s realm, but savage beasts to be eradicated, and those who went to sea to stop them... more...

  • The Titanic Sinks! (Totally True Adventures)by Thomas Conklin

    Random House Children's Books 2009; US$ 4.99

    Here is the exciting true story about the "unsinkable" Titanic ! Dramatic accounts, white-knuckle suspense, and fast-paced action of how the world's biggest, safest ship sank on its maiden voyage. Includes black-and-white photos and full-color underwater photos of the wreck.   From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • The Titanic: Lost and Foundby Judy Donnelly

    Random House Children's Books 2010; US$ 4.99

    Titanic. Just the name evokes tales of the doomed ship that have captivated people of all ages for more than 100 years.  Early readers will enjoy this exciting account of the world's most famous disaster-at-sea and the discovery of it's remains many years later.  Step 4 books are perfect for independent readers who are confident with simple sentences... more...

  • The Loss of the Titanicby Lawrence Beesley

    The Floating Press 1912; US$ 5.99 US$ 5.21

    Learn more about the disaster that befell the Titanic and caused the untimely deaths of 1,517 passengers in this gripping first-hand account from survivor Lawrence Beesley. Originally published a mere nine weeks after one of the most profound maritime disasters in human history, The Loss of the Titanic shed new light on the tragedy and leveled troubling... more...

  • The Sinking of the Titanicby Rebecca Aldridge

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 42.00

    The ship was supposed to be "unsinkable." But on April 14, 1912, the unthinkable happened: the world's largest and most luxurious ocean liner the Titanic struck an iceberg in the frigid waters in the dark of night. What happened next seemed unbelievable to people at the time. In approximately two and a half hours, the celebrated ship... more...

  • To the Rescue!by Carolyn Matthews

    Dundurn 2005; US$ 8.99

    Ordinary people become heroes in extraordinary circumstances — a ski accident, a missing child, a thrilling sea rescue. more...

  • Now You Know Piratesby Doug Lennox

    Dundurn 2008; US$ 8.99

    The true Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, Sir Henry Morgan, and lots more, from ancient keelhauling to twenty-first-century buccaneering, are all here in Q & A commodore Doug Lennox's Now You Know Pirates . more...

  • From the Jaws of Deathby Brogan Steele

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 6.79

    A harrowing collection of true tales of death and survival under the most extreme conditions imaginable There comes a time in some men's lives when their physical and emotional states are pushed to the limit. Maybe their boat has capsized and they are adrift in the ocean, or maybe they've fallen into an ice crevasse, with no apparent way out. It... more...

  • Modern Piracy: A Reference Handbookby David Marley

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 61.00

    While piracy today typically occurs in specific areas—such as Somalia and Southeast Asia—a single pirate attack can involve and affect many different countries. For example, a supertanker traveling in the South China Sea might be owned by a Saudi Arabian oil company, built in South Korea, registered in Liberia, captained by an Italian, and crewed... more...

  • Plain Sailingby Dallas Murphy

    Burford Books 2010; US$ 17.99

    By focusing on “wind awareness,” Plain Sailing will help all sailorsbetter understand the principles and practice of sail trim—how to adjust sailsso they interact most efficiently with the wind. There is a direct relationship betweensailing efficiency and sailing fun. Knowing when, how, and why to trim your sails is the essence of sailing.... more...