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Lifeboat 12



by
Susan Hood

Edition
Hardcover edition
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Imprint
Simon & Schuster BFYR
ISBN
9781481468831

Awards and Honors
2019 Golden Kite Award Winner, Middle Grade Fiction
ALSC Notable Children's Books - 2019
CCBC Choices 2019 Choice: Fiction for Children
ILA Teachers' Choices - 2019
POTENTIALLY SENSITIVE AREAS
Violence: War/Harsh Realities of War, Violence: Suicide
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Author’s note. The facts behind Lifeboat 12. Sources. Note on the SS City of Benares. Lifeboat 12 passenger list. Note on the Lascars. Quotation sources. Black-and-white map and photographs.

World War II: Ken is one of the lucky kids aboard a luxury ship, on his way from London to safety in Canada. After five days at sea, officers announce that the ship is out of danger. They’re wrong. Based on true events.

POTENTIALLY SENSITIVE AREAS
Violence: War/Harsh Realities of War, Violence: Suicide

Details

Format

Print

Page Count

336

Trim Size

8 1/4" x 5 1/2"

AR

4: points 4

Lexile

610L

Genre

Fiction

Scholastic Reading Counts

9

JLG Release

Nov 2018

Book Genres


Topics

Survival. World War II (1939–1945). Evacuation of civilians in Great Britain. Children. Ocean travel. Ocean liners. Lifeboats. Novels in verse.

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Grades 5-8
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For Grades 5-8

Stories with strong, relatable characters that portray believable contemporary or historical real-life experiences.

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