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The sinking of the Vasa : a shipwreck of titanic proportions

Author: Russell Freedman; William Low
Publisher: New York : GodwinBooks/Henry Holt and Company, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Describes the building of the mighty Swedish warship the Vasa, how it sank not even a mile out of the harbor, the subsequent investigation, and how it was brought to the surface and restored more than three hundred years later.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
History
Instructional and educational works
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Underwater archaelogy.
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Freedman; William Low
ISBN: 9781627798662 1627798668
OCLC Number: 1047998780
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Responsibility: Russell Freedman ; illustrated by William Low.

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In this nonfiction picture book, Newbery Medal winning author Russell Freedman explores the mystery of the sinking of the great Swedish warship, the Vasa, and her resurrection from the seas centuries  Read more...

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"Underwater scenes depict exciting salvage efforts and include a breathtaking gatefold of the Vasa being lifted to the surface... A richly crafted work of history for upper elementary schoolers." Read more...

 
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The Sinking o the Vasa

by barker_patricia (WorldCat user published 2018-11-26) Very Good Permalink

This is the fascinating story of a ship called, Vasa. It was built hundreds of years ago, and it was the most amazing ship of the time. It is interesting to learn about what happened to her.

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