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The sinking of the Vasa : a shipwreck of titanic proportions / Russell Freedman ; illustrated by William Low.

Freedman, Russell, 1929-2018 (author.). Low, William, (illustrator.).

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  • 12 of 14 copies available at NC Cardinal.

Current holds

0 current holds with 14 total copies.

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Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library J359.3 F (Text) 39493108360233 Juvenile New Nonfiction Available -
Danbury Public Library J 359.3 FRE (Text) 30672100347087 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Edneyville Branch J359.3 F (Text) 33258008454865 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Etowah Branch J359.3 F (Text) 33258008454832 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Fletcher Branch J359.3 F (Text) 33258008454840 Juvenile Nonfiction Checked out 11/05/2018
Henderson Main Branch J359.3 F (Text) 33258008454857 Juvenile Nonfiction Checked out 10/30/2018
Hope Mills Library J359.32 F (Text) 31781065075481 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Lenoir Library J 359.32 Fr (Text) 50669012318482 Juvenile New Nonfiction Available -
Marianna Black Library J359.3 F (Text) 39493108330558 Juvenile New Nonfiction Available -
Mocksville J359.32 FREEDMAN (Text) 39872001912903 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627798662
  • ISBN: 1627798668
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : GodwinBooks, Henry Holt and Company, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references
Summary, etc.:
"In full sail with flags flying, the mighty warship capsized and began to sink. This is the saga of the great Swedish warship, the Vasa. Built to be the crown jewel of the Swedish Navy, the Vasa capsized not a mile into her maiden voyage in 1628―a tragedy resulting in many deaths and great loss. But who was to blame? Award-winning author Russell Freedman explores the history of this ship, and her resurrection from the seas in 1961. William Low’s gorgeous illustrations bring this story to life."--Amazon.com
Target Audience Note:
970L Lexile
Subject: Vasa (Warship) > Juvenile literature.
Shipwrecks > Sweden > History > Juvenile literature.
Underwater archaeology > Sweden > Juvenile literature.
Warships > Sweden > Juvenile literature.

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