Audience: 1st grade and up, boys, girls, history lovers
Appeal: This book has a very interesting layout. It has information about the sinking of the Titanic in the form of regular print, newspaper articles, journal entries, and transcriptions of real radio conversations that took place over the airwaves. Every single page is unique and has interesting illustrations to give it just the right feel. This book also has a lot of real pictures from the Titanic. I think that children who are interested in history will enjoy this book because it is jammed with facts about a famous historical event. This book came from the School Library Journal Best Non-Fiction Books of 2011 list.