Here is a historical novel that tells the story of a young boy aboard the ill-fated Titanic
and his efforts to save the life of his beloved sister.
In 1912, the Trask family sails aboard the Titanic to return to the United States after a trip to England. Thirteen-year-old Albert Trask spends the four-day trip exploring the vessel and meeting its diverse passengers. But when the ship hits an iceberg and Albert's mother can not be found, he must try to save himself and Ginny, his six-year-old sister, and find safety aboard a lifeboat. Williams includes historical facts about the disaster and the stories of several authentic passengers.
Readers ages nine to 12, who may be familiar with the recent popular movie, will be captivated by the historical facts and the young characters' struggle to survive.