"Denenberg brings the story of the Titanic to life in a way that is both informative and accessible." — School Library Journal, starred review
"This gripping recounting of the Titanic’s doomed maiden voyage...[is] a polished and engaging account of one of the 20th century’s most infamous disasters." — Publishers Weekly, starred review
"The text is lively, compelling and convincing . . . This is history at its best, an original and appealing way to mark the centennial of this familiar disaster." — Kirkus, starred review
"Rousing and plenty eerie. The larger-than-usual format allows for readers to be awed by the same thing that awed onlookers in 1912: the gigantic size of everything." — Booklist, starred review
Barry Denenberg lives in Bedford, New York.
This book is entertaining to read and beautiful to look at. What ruins it for me, though, is that it is (as it claims to be) a mix of fact and fiction. Read morePublished 5 months ago by John
any Titanic lover will appreciate this book. lots of great pics and if left out never fails to be picked up by guests.
This reviewer is a lot older than the intended demographic for this book, yet he enjoyed it immensely as he became immersed in history, in one of maritime history's biggest... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Spudman
I have read many books and watched movies of the Sinking Titanic. However, I bought this book for two of my great grandchildren as gifts as they were studying it in school. Read morePublished on August 10, 2013 by Geraldine M. Mahan
I bought this book and it came water damaged. The book pages are all stuck together and have water marks all over them. Now I have to go through the hassle of returning it. Read morePublished on January 31, 2013 by James Baylerian
I enjoyed this oversized book as a commemorative piece. It was evocative of what you would imagine the times and the event would feel like. Read morePublished on May 2, 2012 by Lorraine Jones
The topic of the Titanic is the third most written about topic to date and in history.From books to movies, people are still facinated by this topic. Read morePublished on November 28, 2011 by Lisa