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The original facts and details of the Titanic disaster from the newspapers of the world bring forward the story in a vivid and striking way!
Join the news stories in action as the first reports told of the RMS Titanic being towed to Halifax and all the passengers saved in erroneous first reports. Learn how the survivors were saved and about the heroes of the night who sacrificed their own lives so that others may live. The story of the heroes and the wonderful new wireless device that was so critical in saving lives as well as startling new details of a fire on board the Titanic which had been burning since the ship left port in Southampton. These details and others were on the front pages of great newspapers beginning hours after the ship sank. The U.S. Senate convened a hearing three days following the plunge to the ocean floor by the greatest ship ever built to that day.
- Why did Capt. Smith ignore warnings of ice fields ahead?
- Why were there only enough lifeboats for one-third of the passengers?
- Was the ship speeding?
- See the best photos and graphics that survive from the original coverage in this great book AND in the paperback version now available on Amazon.
The world is falling apart in 2055. Floods have devastated London, on the eve of the First Space War. With the city locked down, sixteen-year-old Mathew Erlang is confined to his house with only his cat, his robot and his holographic dragons for company.
Desperate for a distraction from the chaos around him, Mathew becomes fascinated by his peculiar and reclusive neighbour, August Lestrange, and begins to investigate, turning to the virtual world of the Nexus and Blackweb for answers. But as he digs deeper, Mathew realises that Mr. Lestrange isn't a normal man at all.
When Mathew accidentally finds himself trapped in Lestrange’s house, he opens a door and falls four hundred years into the future. Unwittingly, he starts to destabilise the course of human history.
The Boy Who Fell from the Sky delves into a future where climate change and technology have transformed the world. It is the first book in the House Next Door trilogy, a young adult dystopian science fiction action adventure.
Being awkward makes life hard for a little owl learning to fly. While all the other owls swoop and soar, the awkward owl ends up crashing into a big oak tree. Will he ever get the confidence he needs to take to the skies?
Age Level: 3 - 7 Grade Level: P - 1
Something's rotten in the kitchen that always stinks. Luckily there's Bread and Butter, Private Rye, to wok the streets and keep the bad eggs in check.
When a sweet stalk of broccoli comes to Bread with her troubles the duo finds themselves in a stew of intrigue. Do they have what it takes to solve the case or will they wind up toast?
4.5k words, 9 full color illustrations, suitable for second graders and up (2.7 reading level) A great introduction to the crime genre!
Age Level: 6 - 9 Grade Level: 1 - 3
Imagine looking outside and seeing a wall that stands over 30 meters high and 5 meters thick. This wall encircles the entire village. It keeps the danger out...but it locks you in.
What's outside? Demons.
Humanity was pushed to the brink of extinction when legions of demons crawled from beneath the earth and devoured two-thirds of the world’s population in a single night. For centuries, humans have been locked in a war with monsters—and they are not winning. There comes a day when the evil supernatural creatures break through the village walls and this time they hit with a vengeance.
Sixteen-year-old Fox Fire watches as her home is reduced to rubble. Desperate to protect her loved ones, she joins Cross Academy and devotes herself to destroying demons. But her loyalty is tested when she learns her best friend is possessed by one. Fox must decide if she will be loyal to the Cross or spare her only companion. Slaying the monsters doesn’t seem so easy anymore.
If you're a fan of detective stories, look no further! I H Laking's debut novella will wrap you up in the new world of the Empire.
Mrs Milliard is on the verge of financial ruin. With a business deal about to expire unless her mechanical baker remembers his secret recipe, Mrs Milliard turns to Inspector Ambrose for help. But as Ambrose soon discovers, no one in Mrs Milliard's neighbourhood is ready to talk.
Will Inspector Ambrose uncover the truth before Mrs Milliard's midnight deadline? Can he solve a mystery that seems impossible on first inspection? The culprit is closer than it seems, and time is running out.
Age Level: 7 - 18 Grade Level: 6 - 12
Inspector Ambrose returns in his second detective story. And this time, the Assassin's Guild awaits.
Francis Finney arrives home to find that his house has vanished, and Inspector Ambrose and his partner are called upon to discover the cause of the villa's disappearance. Their search for answers will lead them to the slums of Traville, capital of the Empire, and deep underground, where dark secrets lie in wait, along with a group of exploring assassins.
Will Ambrose discover how a whole house disappeared? What mysteries will the detectives find underneath the great capital? And can the great Inspector Ambrose survive a brush with the Empire's most feared Guild?
Age Level: 7 - 18 Grade Level: 6 - 12
A deadly Assassin. A priceless family heirloom. And Inspector Ambrose is alone.
Inspector Ambrose is the guest of honour at a charity auction, but in the grounds of Mansfield Manor, the Assassin's Guild is hard at work. Soon, Ambrose is investigating a foul crime that appears to be the work of one of the guests at Mansfield Manor. With snow closing communication off, the killer must be found before they can escape, or worse yet, kill again.
Will Ambrose solve this chilling crime? And what is the mystery behind the Eye of Gothmore? Join him today to find out!
Age Level: 10 - 18 Grade Level: 7 - 12
This informative kids book includes well chosen words & great pictures to help children learn more about one of the world's most beloved and inspirational women, Helen Keller.
Aside from the interesting facts and images Mr Smith presents in his Helen Keller For Kids Book he also covers some interesting insights about Helen Keller's background, what caused her blindness, how she coped growing up, her accomplishments, how she inspired people all over the world, and much more.
This book covers a range of exciting topics including:
- What Did The Vikings Believe?
- What Is Yggdrasil?
- Who Are The Aesir And The Vanir?
- Vili And Ve
The Underground Railroad was a secret network of people, homes, and hideouts throughout the northeastern United States that helped thousands of slaves escape to freedom in the 1800s.
Discover the story of the courageous people who risked their lives to help runaway slaves travel by night over dangerous territory.
This easy-to-read children's book reveals...
- Why the Underground Railroad was so important.
- Who were the main people involved in the Underground Railroad?
- How did the Underground Railroad actually work?
- Where did the runaway slaves hide when they were escaping?
- Why the Underground Railroad is still shrouded in mystery even to this day.
- ...and Much, Much More!
Learn the fascinating facts about the First World War and discover this epic moment in history. With the fun illustrations and the unique style of the 'Simple History' series, let this book absorb you into a period of history which truly changed the world.
Jump into the muddy trenches of World War I and on the way meet the soldiers and leaders of the conflict and explore the exciting weapons, tanks, planes & technology of combat. Illustrated in the popular minimalist style of today, young reader's imaginations will come to life. Simple history gives you the facts in a simple uncomplicated and eye catching way.
Simple history is part of an ongoing series, what will be the next episode? Designed for children aged 9 -12