The Finest Hours

Author: Michael J. Tougias
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 150110683X
Size: 51.19 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 2442
Download
Documents the 1952 Coast Guard mission to save the crews of two oil tankers that were torn in half by the force of one of New England's worst nor'easters.

The Finest Hours

Author: Michael Tougias
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781410419217
Size: 19.91 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 6764
Download
Survivors recount the heroic undertakings of Coast Guard teams aboard small crafts who attempted to save the crews of two oil tankers caught in a violent nor'easter off the coast of Cape Cod.

The Finest Hours Young Readers Edition

Author: Michael J. Tougias
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 0805097651
Size: 63.42 MB
Format: PDF
View: 279
Download
On the night of February 18, 1952, during one of the worst winter storms 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 middle-grade adaptation of an adult nonfiction book tells the story of the shipwreck and a harrowing Coast Guard rescue when four men in a tiny lifeboat overcame insurmountable odds and saved more than 30 stranded sailors. This is a fast-paced, uplifting story that puts young readers in the middle of the action. It's a gripping story of heroism and survival with the same intensity as the bestselling book and movie The Perfect Storm. A Christy Ottaviano Book

Us Coast Guard

Author: Kristin Marciniak
Publisher: ABDO
ISBN: 1629685348
Size: 37.31 MB
Format: PDF
View: 672
Download
Each branch of the US armed forces has a unique job to do and important contributions to make. This title highlights the history and achievements of the US Coast Guard. Easy-to-read, engaging text explores the military branch's key missions and important roles in protecting the United States. Learn about cutting-edge technology and weapons, and discover what it is like to join the US Coast Guard and have a career in the branch. Well-placed sidebars, vivid photos, helpful maps, abundant charts, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of the topic. Additional features include a table of contents, a selected bibliography, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Derek S Gift

Author: Michael Tougias
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781940503080
Size: 55.16 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 5732
Download
A teenager dying of cancer and the five special people in his life share insights to cherish

A Storm Too Soon

Author: Michael J. Tougias
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451683340
Size: 13.21 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 6710
Download
Presents the story of three men shipwrecked during a storm in the Gulf Stream and the four men on a Coast Guard helicopter who rescued them, as survivors and rescuers battle monster waves and perilous wind conditions.