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You wouldn't want to be in the first submarine! an undersea expedition you'd rather avoid

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  • ISBN: 9780531207024 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 0531207021 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 9780531219126
  • ISBN: 0531219127
  • Physical Description: 32 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, 2009.

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General Note:
Originally published: Brighton, England : Salariya Book Co., 2008.
Includes index.
Summary, etc.:
"Get a young man in Civil War America, you are about to become involved in a highly dangerous underwater arms race. You could get into very deep water in the first submarine ..."--Cover back.
Subject: n-us--- n-usu--
H.L. Hunley (Submarine) Juvenile literature
Confederate States of America. Navy History Juvenile literature
H.L. Hunley (Submarine)
Confederate States of America. Navy.
Submarines (Ships) United States History 19th century Juvenile literature
Submarines (Ships) History
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Naval operations Submarine Juvenile literature
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865

Syndetic Solutions - BookList Review for ISBN Number 9780531207024
Be in the First Submarine! : An Undersea Expedition You'D Rather Avoid
Be in the First Submarine! : An Undersea Expedition You'D Rather Avoid
by Graham, Ian; Antram, David (Illustrator)
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Be in the First Submarine! : An Undersea Expedition You'D Rather Avoid


From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.

This colorful book begins with a brief historical look at the challenge of designing and building a submarine before focusing on the Hunley, a sub built by the Confederates during the Civil War. The lively text challenges readers to imagine themselves as members of the crew, and though the danger is made very clear (the Hunley sank three times, twice with no survivors), the cartoon-like drawings of people and their comments in speech balloons and Handy Hint sidebars add light, even comical notes. The final pages take readers aboard a nuclear sub and point out a few basic improvements in submarine technology since the Hunley's day.--Phelan, Carolyn Copyright 2008 Booklist

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