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Title:
The finest hours : the true story of a heroic sea rescue
Author:
Tougias, Mike, 1955-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition
Publication Information:
New York : Christy Ottaviano Books/ Henry Holt and Company, 2014.
Physical Description:
xi, 160 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
"On the night of February 18, 1952, during one of the worst winter storms that New England has ever seen, two oil tankers just off the shore of Cape Cod were torn in half by the force of the storm. This middle-grade adaptation of an adult nonfiction book tells the story of a harrowing Coast Guard rescue when four men in a tiny lifeboat overcame insurmountable odds and saved more than 30 stranded sailors. This is a fast-paced, uplifting story that puts young readers in the middle of the action. It's a gripping story of heroism and survival with the same intensity as the bestselling book and movie The Perfect Storm. A Christy Ottaviano Book"--
General Note:
"An adaptation for young readers of "The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Sea Rescue" -- from dust jacket.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1140 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader Grades 5-8 7.5 6 Quiz 163696 English non-fiction.

Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.5 6.0 163696.
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ISBN:
9780805097641

9781250044235
Format :
Book