9781250115379

A Storm Too Soon A Remarkable True Survival Story in 80 Foot Seas

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  • ISBN13:

    9781250115379

  • ISBN10:

    125011537X

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/23/2017
  • Publisher: Square Fish

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Summary

A spellbinding tale of maritime disaster, survival, and an absolutely daring rescue from Michael J. Tougias, the author of The Finest Hours, now a major motion picture.

When a forty-seven-foot sailboat disappears in the Gulf Stream during a disastrous storm, it leaves behind three weary sailors struggling to stay alive on a life raft in the throes of violent waves eighty feet tall. This middle-grade adaptation of an adult nonfiction book tells the story of the four intrepid Coast Guardsmen who braved the sea and this ruthless storm, hoping to rescue the stranded sailors.

"The dramatic narrative is engaging and won’t disappoint students who enjoy adventure or rescue stories" —School Library Journal

Author Biography

Michael J. Tougias is the author of many true rescue stories, including A Storm Too Soon, Overboard!, Fatal Forecast: An Incredible True Tale of Disaster at Sea, Derek's Gift: A True Story of Love, Courage and Lesson's Learned, The Cringe Chronicles: Mortifying Misadventures With My Dad (co-written by Kristin Tougias), and Ten Hours Until Dawn: The True Story of Heroism and Tragedy Aboard the Can Do, which ALA named an Editor's Choice and Booklist praised "as the best story of peril at sea since The Perfect Storm." A frequent lecturer at schools, Tougias lives in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

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