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Macmillan Children's Book

True Rescue: The Finest Hours

The True Story of a Heroic Sea Rescue

True Rescue Series

Author: Michael J. Tougias & Casey Sherman; illustrated by Mark Edward Geyer

True Rescue: The Finest Hours

True Rescue: The Finest Hours

$6.99

About This Book

Four young men in a tiny lifeboat brave a dreadful storm to save dozens of lives in this illustrated chapter book adaptation (for readers 6-9) of the New York Times bestseller The...

Page Count
112
On Sale
07/06/2021

Book Details

Four young men in a tiny lifeboat brave a dreadful storm to save dozens of lives in this illustrated chapter book adaptation (for readers 6-9) of the New York Times bestseller The Finest Hours.

On the night of February 18th, 1952, during one of the worst winter storms that New England has even seen, two oil tankers off the shore of Cape Cod are torn in half by the force of the seas. For the men on board, survival seemed impossible. What follows is a harrowing Coast Guard rescue in a tiny lifeboat, where four young heroes beat the odds and bring more than thirty stranded sailors to safety.

This first book in the True Rescue chapter book series is a fast-paced, uplifting story that puts newly independent readers in the middle of the action.

Christy Ottaviano Books

New York Times bestselling author Michael J. Tougias adapts his histories of real life stories for young readers in his True Rescue Series, capturing the heroism and humanity of people on life-saving missions during maritime disasters.

Illustrated Chapter Books for ages 6-9:
True Rescue: The Finest Hours
True Rescue: A Storm Too Soon

Young Readers Adaptations, for ages 9-14
The Finest Hours (Young Readers Edition)
A Storm Too Soon (Young Readers Edition)
Into the Blizzard (Young Readers Edition)
Attacked at Sea (Young Readers Edition)

Imprint Publisher

Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks

ISBN

9781250137548

About the Creators

True Rescue: The Finest Hours

True Rescue: The Finest Hours

$6.99