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True Rescue: The Finest Hours: The True Story of a Heroic Sea Rescue

by Casey Sherman and Michael J. Tougias

Illustrated by Mark Edward Geyer and Mark Geyer

Paperback $12.99

$12.99

$12.99

On the night of February 18, 1952, during one of the worst nor'easters that New England has ever seen, two oil tankers just off the shore of Cape Cod were torn in half by the force of the storm.

This illustrated chapter book adaptation tells the story of a harrowing Coast Guard rescue when four young men in a tiny lifeboat overcame insurmountable odds and saved more than thirty stranded sailors. It's a fast-paced, uplifting story that puts young readers in the middle of the action. A riveting survival story for fans of the bestselling I Survived chapter book series.

Christy Ottaviano Books

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781250137548
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pub Date: 26/10/2021
  • Category: Children's, Teenage & educational / History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage)
    Junior Fiction / Junior
  • Imprint: Henry Holt (BYR)
  • Pages: 112
  • Price: $12.99

On the night of February 18, 1952, during one of the worst nor'easters that New England has ever seen, two oil tankers just off the shore of Cape Cod were torn in half by the force of the storm.

This illustrated chapter book adaptation tells the story of a harrowing Coast Guard rescue when four young men in a tiny lifeboat overcame insurmountable odds and saved more than thirty stranded sailors. It's a fast-paced, uplifting story that puts young readers in the middle of the action. A riveting survival story for fans of the bestselling I Survived chapter book series.

Christy Ottaviano Books

Author Information

Michael J. Tougias is the author of many true rescue stories, including The Finest Hours, Into the Blizzard, Overboard!, and Fatal Forecast. A frequent lecturer on his work, Tougias lives in Plymouth, Massachusetts. michaeltougias.com

Casey Sherman is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author of Bad Blood, Black Irish, and Black Dragon. He received the Edward R. Murrow Award for Journalistic Excellence as a member of the CBS Boston news team and has been nominated for an Emmy Award. He lives in Marshfield, Massachusetts.

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