S.O.S. (Titanic Series #3)

S.O.S. (Titanic Series #3)

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by Gordon Korman
     
 

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From bestselling author Gordon Korman, the thrilling conclusion to the adventure aboard the unluckiest ship of all.

The Titanic was supposed to be unsinkable - the largest passenger steamship in the world, one of the biggest and most luxurious ships ever to operate.

For Paddy, Sophie, Juliana, and Alfie, the Titanic is full of mysteries - whether they're

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From bestselling author Gordon Korman, the thrilling conclusion to the adventure aboard the unluckiest ship of all.

The Titanic was supposed to be unsinkable - the largest passenger steamship in the world, one of the biggest and most luxurious ships ever to operate.

For Paddy, Sophie, Juliana, and Alfie, the Titanic is full of mysteries - whether they're to be found in the opulent first-class cabins and promenade decks or the shadows in the underbelly of the ship. Secrets and plans are about to be revealed - only now disaster looms, and time is running out. The four of them need to find the truth, unmask the killer...and try not to go down with the ship.

Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
Gr 4–7—These books follow the lives of four teens who become friends and help save one another aboard the sinking ship. Paddy Burns, 14, is a homeless runaway who mourns the death of his best friend. While Daniel was being brutally attacked, Paddy hid in a crate that was slowly lifted onto the Titanic. He had no way off the ship and became a stowaway. Alfie Huggins's mother just left him, so he lies about his age and applies for a steward position on the ship, where his father will be working as an engine stoker. Sophie Bronson is the daughter of a suffragist who turns every situation into a political rally. They have been kicked out of England and given a police escort to the vessel. Juliana Glamm is the daughter of the 17th Earl of Glamford. He has lost all of his family's money gambling and is going to sell his daughter to a wealthy Texas oil tycoon, unbeknownst to her. They are traveling to America to meet their soon-to-be in-laws. Korman mixes facts about the Titanic into this historical adventure. Readers will learn about the building of the ship, why it was supposed to be unsinkable, and the duties of the different crew members. The series focuses on Paddy, who is the best-developed character, and the difficulties of keeping him hidden. Still, readers will find something to relate to in the different relationships the other teens had with their parents. Because one book flows into the next, individual titles do not stand alone.—Erik Carlson, White Plains Public Library, NY

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780545388474
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/2011
Series:
Titanic Series , #3
Sold by:
Scholastic, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
302,235
File size:
2 MB
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author


Gordon Korman is the author of The 39 Clues Book 2: One False Note, which debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, and The 39 Clues Book #8: The Emperor's Code. Gordon has written more than sixty books for kids and young adults, including Zoobreak, Swindle, and Son of the Mob, as well as the On the Run series and the Island, Everest, Dive, and Kidnapped trilogies. A native of Ontario, Canada, Korman now lives with his family in Long Island, New York.

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S. O. S 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 25 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Best of the best!
ADI123 More than 1 year ago
i don't like it whe people write reviews like wertsdfvedyhtdrt and such, but anyways i L O V E this book.Execpt when alphie dies, that is :( and :0.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a great series. I recomend it to all. It is very interesting and makes you feel like you are actually there. It has a lot of subplots and is filled with adventure. Even if you dont like history you will like this amazing book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I HOPE THIS BOOK IS GREAT!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I never read this book but i think that i would like it in in 5th grade and if anybody thought it was a waste please comment below and i saw the movie like 200 times!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Must read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
These are the best three books i have ever read they are packed with adventure, exciment and the thrilling reality that no one want to belive. There are murders and police chaces and anything you can imagen happing on the titanic in these three books and that is why you should purches and read these wonderful books.
InTheBookcase More than 1 year ago
Book #3 picks up where book #2 left off. It tells the story of the Titanic's sinking in the most descriptive way I've ever read about in other fictional books. Some of the fine details may just be the author's interpretation of how the sinking happened, but the visual scenes of the ship and the panicking emotion of the passengers felt real. This is my favorite book in Korman's Titanic trilogy! It was a great series and I really enjoyed the pleasure of reading it. I discovered many new facts about the Titanic, which I previously hadn't known.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is soo amazing that there are NO words to discribe its like. My fav character has to be paddy. P.S. Do NOT fall in love w/ alfie because he dies.:(
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love the titanic
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was a great series but alittle hard to follow
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Got confused with the characters whos who
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
All aboard! Our ship is taking sail.
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Gets judo fliped* ow...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book makes you feel as if you are on titanic struggling to survive. Great for all ages.
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Bye
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Such asmness.
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"I'm blonde. So nothing." She smiles slightly.
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And $ex you'll get