Discover the history of the Titanic—an exploration of the shipwreck that shook the world for kids ages 6 to 9
On April 10, 1912, the Titanic sailed away from Southampton, England, on its very first voyage. It was the biggest ship ever built, and many people believed it was unsinkable. Four days later they were proven wrong. The sinking of the Titanic is a tragedy that we still remember today. One of the most comprehensive Titanic books for kids available, this colorfully illustrated story takes you through the ship's construction, its tragic voyage, and the legacy it left behind.
This standout among Titanic books for kids features:
A visual timeline—Easily understand important details of the Titanic's construction and journey thanks to a timeline marking the major milestones.
Core curriculum—Learn the Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How of this fateful voyage, and take a quick quiz to test your knowledge after you finish this top choice in Titanic books for kids.
Lasting changes—Explore thought-provoking questions that help you better understand how the sinking of the Titanic affected the world you live in today.
Learn about this unforgettable disaster in this fascinating Titanic book for kids.
About the Author
KELLY MILNER HALLS has written nonfiction for young readers for more than 25 years. Every book she writes teaches her more about the world. She hopes every book you read will do the same for you.
“For curious young readers wanting to know the facts behind the tragic tale that lives on, this is the perfect book. Accomplished nonfiction author Kelly Milner Halls provides a lively text, embellished with Marta Dorado's maps and other spritely illustrations.” —Cheryl Harness, author and illustrator
“A fast-moving and thought-provoking read. Kelly-Milner Halls' The History of the Titanic revisits the endlessly fascinating tragedy of 1912 with a gentle guiding hand that will spark the interest of a whole new generation of young readers.” —John Bladek Ph.D., history professor and middle-grade author of Roll Up the Streets! and Lost in Ghostville
“For curious young readers wanting to know the facts behind the tragic tale that lives on, this is the perfect book. Accomplished nonfiction author Kelly Milner Halls provides a lively text, embellished with maps and other spritely illustrations.” —Cheryl Harness, author and illustrator
“A splendid new book for educators and students! Kelly Milner Halls captivates young people and assists teachers with a historically correct rendition of the Titanic tragedy. As the director of the National Writing Project in Florida, I was impressed by the questions in the margins, which foster inquiry-based learning and social-emotional development. The delightful artwork of Marta Dorado will also engage students. Milner Halls and Dorado’s combined talents will inspire your students and pique their interest in the unfolding events and fascinating lives of the people involved in one of the most infamous disasters in history.” —Dr. Susan Densmore-James, The Book Dealer