I’ve read many books and articles about the sinking of the Titanic. What I really liked about Deborah Hopkinson’s book was the way in which she explained the voyage from survivor accounts.This technique made the story very accessible to me. The freezing temperatures, the inadequate number of lifeboats, and the total lack of safety drills were all factors which contributed to the tragedy that took so many lives.
If you are interested in the story of the Titanic’s voyage, this is a title you are certain to appreciate. The archival photos and attention to eye-witness accounts add to the power of this nonfiction piece.