Historical Fiction

The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices from the Titanic

The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices from the Titanic by Allan Wolf book cover.
Allan Wolf

Told in free verse from diverse points of view, this fictional account of the Titanic voyage is based on the experiences of real passengers aboard the ill-fated ship.  Among those who have a voice in this tale are a millionaire, a new American immigrant, the captain, the rats aboard the ship, and even the iceberg involved in the disaster. This story is a must-read for anyone interested in Titanic history, offering new and fascinating perspectives.

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Turtle in Paradise

Jennifer L. Holm
Reviewer Name: 
Rabia Lee
Average: 4 (1 vote)

Turtle in Paradise is a great experience for young and older readers. It gets a little fantasy based close to the end, but the realistic and somewhat shocking end clears that up. Turtle, a young girl in the 1930s, is sent to Florida to live with her aunt temporarily.

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Grades 3 to 6
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