The harrowing account of a 1917 collision of ships in Halifax Harbour, one laden with munitions that caused an explosion which killed over 2,000 people. "[A] tragic but well-told story."—SLJ
Common Core Alignment:
RI.9-10.3. Analyze how the author unfolds an analysis or series of ideas or events, including the order in which the points are made, how they are introduced and developed, and the connections that are drawn between them.
ALA Notable Children's Books