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Silas Bronson Library - Waterbury J FIC HOOD, S (Text to phone) 34005142543486 Juvenile Fiction In transit -

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Summary, etc.: With Nazis bombing London every night, it's time for thirteen-year-old Ken to escape. He suspects his stepmother is glad to see him go, but his dad says he's one of the lucky ones - one of ninety evacuee boys and girls to ship out aboard the SS City of Benares to safety in Canada. Life aboard the luxury ship is grand - nine-course meals, new friends, and a life far from the bombs, rations, and his stepmum's glare. Finallly, on the fifth day at sea, the ship's officers announce that they're out of danger. They're wrong. Late that night, an explosion hurls Ken from his bunk. They've been hit. Torpedoed! The Benares is sinking fast. Terrified, Ken scrambles aboard Lifeboat 12 with five other boys. Will they get away? Will they survive? Award-winning author Susan Hood brings this little-known World War II story to life in a riveting novel of courage, hope, and compassion. Based on true events and real people, Lifeboat 12 is about believing in one another, knowing that only by banding together will we have any chance to survive. -- From dust jacket.
Target Audience Note:
610L Lexile
Structure indicator: 90 (high) Syntactic indicator: 90 (high) Semantic indicator: 100 (very high) Decoding indicator: 90 (high) Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader MG 4.0 4.0.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild Selection.
Winner of Sequoyah Book Children's Award, 2020.
Subject: Lifeboats Fiction
Ocean liners Fiction
Ocean travel Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 Children Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 Evacuation of civilians Great Britain Fiction
Survival Fiction
Novels in verse
Lifeboats Juvenile fiction
Ocean liners Juvenile fiction
Ocean travel Juvenile fiction
World War, 1939-1945 Children Juvenile fiction
World War, 1939-1945 Evacuation of civilians Great Britain Juvenile fiction
Survival Juvenile fiction
Genre: War stories.
Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Novels in verse.
Historical fiction.
Novels in verse.
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