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Survival: Shipwreck!

  • ISBN 9781443146418, Paperback
  • 112 Pages | Ages 9 to 12

From avalanches to shipwrecks, this brand-new fiction series hurtles its characters into dangerous situations, leaving them with only their wits and and courage to survive!

At 1:55 AM on the morning of May 29, 1914, two young friends, Grace and Albert stand on the deck of the Empress of Ireland, a ship sailing from Canada to Liverpool, England.

But excitement soon turns to terror, as the friends feel a sharp jolt. The ship begins to tilt. People scream. Stewards order passengers to head for the lifeboats. It is a full-on nautical disaster, and only one question remains…

Will they survive?

Rights Sold

French (N.Amer.) – Éditions Scholastic

Selling Points

• Survival is a hot topic, particularly among boys.
• These stories of survival have appeal locally and internationally
• Series alternates between modern and historic settings and stories


  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2016
  • Commended, OLA Best Bets: Honourable Mention, 2015