“Mone seamlessly integrates details of the Titanic and its fate into Patrick’s story, and his passages about the ocean voyage are vivid, even lyrical.”--School Library Journal
“Mone spins a capable caper, complete with villains so nasty you can picture them twiddling their mustaches.”--Booklist
My son loved this and wants to read more books like it.
Harry Widener is another of the characters in this book---he was a real passenger on the Titanic, and I think his presence in the book authenticated the entire story.
The satirical prose--this book is written in a refreshingly simple yet sophisticated manner in a way.
Good book! As a novelist myself (The Machiavelli Letter, The Lion of St. Mark, and The Sword of Venice), I can appreciate the challenges and research required to write a creditable... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Thomas Quinn
This is a clever way to introduce or keep kids interested in historical events but with a fiction twist. My son loved this and wants to read more books like it.Published 20 months ago by C E Matthews
First of all I loved all the different point of views. The characters were very lovable. I really loved James; he seemed like a perfect big brother. Read morePublished on August 27, 2012 by FireStarBooks