The Resource Big water, Andrea Curtis

Big water, Andrea Curtis

Label
Big water
Title
Big water
Statement of responsibility
Andrea Curtis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Seventeen-year-old Christina McBurney has led a sheltered life. But when her twin brother, Jonathan, dies of consumption, Christina, unwilling to be farmed out as a nursemaid or teacher, runs away from home and her destiny. In Owen Sound she boards the Asia, a steamship that transports passengers and freight throughout the Great Lakes. She doesn't really have a plan other than to get to Sault Ste. Marie. She'll figure things out once she's settled. But a violent storm suddenly rises on Georgian Bay, and the overloaded and top-heavy steamship begins to sink. Christina is tossed overboard. Pulled to safety just before she loses consciousness, she finds herself on a lifeboat, surrounded by a number of bedraggled and terrified passengers and crew. One by one they succumb to their injuries, until only Christina and a brooding young man named Daniel are left alive. The usual rules of society no longer apply--Daniel and Christina must now work together as equals to survive
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Curtis, Andrea
Dewey number
jC813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 12 and up
LC call number
PZ7.1.C8678
LC item number
Big 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Asia (Steamship)
  • Friendship
  • Survival
  • Shipwrecks
  • Shipwreck survival
  • Survival at sea
  • Survival
  • Shipwrecks
  • Shipwrecks
  • Survival
  • Shipwrecks
  • Friendship
  • Shipwrecks
  • Teenagers
  • Steamboat disasters
  • Survival
  • Great Lakes (North America)
  • Historical fiction
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Family / Siblings
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Historical / Canada
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Big water, Andrea Curtis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "First published in the United States, 2018" -- Title page verso
  • "A fictional account of the real-life story of the only two survivors of the sinking of the SS Asia in 1882"--Publisher
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
181 pages
Isbn
9781459815711
Lccn
2017949697
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Canadian Children's Book Centre Collection
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)991531398
  • (OCoLC)ocn991531398
Label
Big water, Andrea Curtis
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "First published in the United States, 2018" -- Title page verso
  • "A fictional account of the real-life story of the only two survivors of the sinking of the SS Asia in 1882"--Publisher
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
181 pages
Isbn
9781459815711
Lccn
2017949697
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Canadian Children's Book Centre Collection
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)991531398
  • (OCoLC)ocn991531398

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