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Lifeboat 12

Susan Hood

Lifeboat 12

by Susan Hood

  • 283 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ocean liners,
  • Ocean travel,
  • Survival,
  • Fiction,
  • Evacuation of civilians,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Lifeboats,
  • Children

  • About the Edition

    Thirteen-year-old Ken escapes from WWII London with 89 other boys and girls on a luxury liner bound for Canada. But just as they think their ship is out of danger, it gets torpedoed, and the only thing that stands between Ken and the ocean is a rickety lifeboat and 5 other boys.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesLifeboat twelve
    StatementSusan Hood
    The Physical Object
    Pagination314 p.
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26962872M
    ISBN 101481468839
    ISBN 109781481468831

    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. (source: Nielsen Book Data).   Lifeboat 12 by Susan Hood was a fast and interesting read. When the author came to visit my school and talked about the research she did for this book, I knew I had to read it. When the author came to visit my school and talked about the research she did for this book, I knew I had to read it.

    By the time, Ken finds his "lifeboat", it has already departed. He ends up on lifeboat 12 along with several other young boys, adult men, and one female. They begin an adventure that will bring them many days on the sea, hunger, thirst, and many other : Patrick Andrus. Lifeboat 12 is a beautiful window to the past. Nazis have begun bombing London, and Ken Sparks, along with 89 other children, aged five to fifteen have the chance to escape to Canada. Aboard the S.S. Benares, they receive nine-course meals and many more luxuries.

    Get this from a library! Lifeboat [Susan Hood] -- In , a group of British children, their escorts, and some sailors struggle to survive in a lifeboat when the ship taking them to safety in Canada is torpedoed. Includes historical notes.   Lifeboat Book Trailer Deeya Mepani. Loading Unsubscribe from Deeya Mepani? Midnight Ride: Book of Enoch- Holy Watchers of Judgement and Intercession - Duration:


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Among the passengers were children being sent from London to Canada to keep them safe from the bombings.5/5(1). Told in verse, the story of Lifeboat 12 is lyrical, terrifying, and even at times funny. Hood makes effective use of line breaks and punctuation to wrap readers up in Ken’s tale.

Copious research, including interviews with the real Ken Sparks, went into the making of this fictional recasting of a true story of survival. Terrified, Ken scrambles aboard Lifeboat 12 with five other boys. Will they get away.

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With Nazis bombing London every night, it’s time for thirteen-year-old Ken to escape. Lifeboat 12 is a testament to courage, a gripping, tension filled novel that will have you on the edge of your seat from beginning to end.

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