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Storm Too Soon : A Remarkable True Survival Story in 80-Foot Seas
Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11 
xiii, 220 pages  
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ISBN 9781250115379
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During a crisis, how many things have to go right before you wonder if a larger plan is playing out? Survivors and rescuers confront this question in a dramatic, real-life story of survival. The writing is unrelentingly gripping, giving readers multiple perspectives as the storm rages, the waves rise, and the rescue plays out. (Includes mild language in very few quotes from individuals as they share their stories with the author). An unforgettable, remarkable story!
Publisher Summary
When a forty-seven-foot sailboat disappears in the Gulf Stream in the throes of a calamitous storm, it leaves behind three weary passengers struggling to stay alive on a life raft in violent waves eighty feet tall.

A spellbinding tale of maritime disaster, survival, and an absolutely daring rescue from Michael J. Tougias, the author of The Finest Hours, which is 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.

A Storm Too Soon tells a riveting true story that will delight young readers.

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