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Author Walker, Sally M., author.

Title Sinking the Sultana : a Civil War story of imprisonment, greed, and a doomed journey home / Sally M. Walker.

Publication Info. Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, [2017]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  973.7 Walker    ---  Available
Edition First edition 2017.
Description 196 pages : black and white illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Study Program MG+ RL 7.7 6.0 191876
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Roll call -- Prologue : April 27, 1865, 2:30 a.m. -- Steamboats a-comin' -- Off to war -- Dens of death -- A large and splendid steamer -- Freedom -- Countdown to disaster -- End of the world -- Rescue -- A grim search -- Why? -- A sad truth.
Indexed In: Junior Library Guild
Summary The worst maritime disaster in American history wasn't the Titanic. It was the steamboat Sultana on the Mississippi River---and it could have been prevented.
Audience Ages 15 & up.
Grades 10 & up.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Subject Sultana (Steamboat) -- Juvenile literature.
Sultana (Steamboat)
Sultana (Steamboat)
Avarice -- Juvenile literature.
Marine accidents -- Investigation -- United States -- Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature.
Ships -- Fires and fire prevention -- United States -- Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature.
Shipwrecks -- United States.
Shipwrecks -- United States -- Mississippi River.
Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Juvenile literature.
Mississippi River.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Mississippi River Valley.
United States -- History -- 1861-1865, Civil War.
ISBN 9780763677558 (hardcover)

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