Your life as a cabin attendant on the Titanic

by Gunderson, Jessica.

Format: Print Book 2012
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
Oakmont Carnegie Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 910.9 GU
Location  Oakmont Carnegie Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  J 910.9 GU
 
 
Summary
You just tried out for the school play. Who wants the lead part more than anyone? YOU! Imagine sailing on the biggest, most beautiful ship in the world. Eating fine food. Wearing fancy clothes and partying with some very rich people. But be careful what you wish for. That might not be the way it was for a cabin attendant on Titanic ...
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Similar to the You Wouldn't Want to . . . series from Scholastic, The Way It Was covers a number of lowly ways to make a living throughout history, but this title takes the cake. You the book makes the reader into the fictional protagonist are a 20-year-old attendant aboard the Titanic, one of only 18 female stewards. (An info box informs us that women ship workers were considered bad luck.) It's a fresh angle: you share your cramped cabin with three other stewards and rush to and fro responding to each passenger's whim. Though the conceit that this is a movie role feels unnecessary perhaps it was intended to make the story less frightening the book has decent educational value, aside from a cutaway diagram of the ship that doesn't benefit from the rough acrylic art. Enjoyable and exciting, though? Indeed, and lucky you you survive, thanks to the women and children first rule.--Kraus, Daniel Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Way it was.
Subjects Titanic (Steamship) -- Juvenile literature.
Titanic (Steamship)
Shipwrecks -- North Atlantic Ocean -- Juvenile literature.
Shipwrecks -- North Atlantic Ocean.
Publisher Mankato, MN :Picture Window Books,2012
Contributors Dougherty, Rachel, 1988-
Language English
Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 32) and index.
ISBN 9781404871588 (library binding)
1404871586 (library binding)
9781404872486 (pbk.)
1404872485 (pbk.)
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