Dangerous Waters: An Adventure on Titanic (2019)

Dangerous Waters: An Adventure on Titanic Gregory Mone Dangerous Waters An Adventure on Titanic A stowaway a stolen book a murderous villain an adventure on the most famous shipwreck in history The great ocean liner Titanic is preparing to cross the Atlantic On board is a sinister thief bent o
  • Title: Dangerous Waters: An Adventure on Titanic
  • Author: Gregory Mone
  • ISBN: 9781596436732
  • Page: 174
  • Format: Hardcover
Dangerous Waters: An Adventure on Titanic Gregory Mone A stowaway, a stolen book, a murderous villain an adventure on the most famous shipwreck in history The great ocean liner Titanic is preparing to cross the Atlantic On board is a sinister thief bent on stealing a rare book that may be the key to unlocking infinite treasure, a wealthy academic traveling home to America with his rare book collection, and Patrick Waters,A stowaway, a stolen book, a murderous villain an adventure on the most famous shipwreck in history The great ocean liner Titanic is preparing to cross the Atlantic On board is a sinister thief bent on stealing a rare book that may be the key to unlocking infinite treasure, a wealthy academic traveling home to America with his rare book collection, and Patrick Waters, a twelve year old Irish boy who is certain that his job as a steward on the unsinkable ship will be the adventure of a lifetime Disguises, capers, and danger abound as the ship makes its way toward that fateful iceberg where Patrick will have to summon all his wits in order to survive.
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  1. Beth G.

    The whole city had come out to watch Titanic and the strong, heavy smell of coal filled the air After a few breaths, gritty black dust coated his tongue The taste of progress, as Mr Joyce called it.Synopsis April, 1912 The RMS Titanic sets sail for her maiden voyage with than 2000 people aboard Among the passengers on the Queen of the Sea a wealthy book collector with a rare and valuable volume, a cunning thief desperate for money, and a young steward looking for a chance to be a part of someth [...]

  2. Ashley Chen

    First of all I loved all the different point of views The characters were very lovable I really loved James he seemed like a perfect big brother Though there were a lot of names to remember in the first two chapters that it can get a little confusing.The book is quite descriptive but it still left me thinking up my own idea of the setting The Titanic is beautifully described The book didn t have the amount of suspense as I hoped It was good, but it definitely didn t blow me away I wish Greg coul [...]

  3. Tarissa

    It s hard to find an accurate and well written fictional book about the Titanic Dangerous Waters , however, meets my expectations It was engaging, satisfying, and even after I finished, still exhilarating The thing that reeled me in was the main subject of the plot books My favorite pastime is reading, so if there is a Titanic story out there that really focuses on the wonder of books and the terrible loss of books that went down with the Titanic , then it s probably an automatic favorite of min [...]

  4. Dwk

    I liked the book I only rated it four stars because at the start it was a little confusing I saw the picture of the titanic on the front so i know it would have somthing to do with a voyage on the titanic and how it sunk But it took a while for me to realize that someone was going on the titanic since the start of the book was some weird guy in a library threatening someone in the middle of the night Then the book magically went to he titanic Besides that i liked the book.

  5. Nathan

    For the book Dangerous Waters An Adventure On The Titanic i chose to give it 4 stars because of the two different perspectives I also liked this book because it had a mini cliff hanger at the end of every chapter.The last thing I liked was the thrills it gave me for example when Patrick was being chased inside Titanic by John Berryman who had a knife

  6. Lea

    Holdie and I read this aloud and it was a great take on historical fiction for intermediate readers and adults too

  7. Carole

    Patrick is a 12 year old Irish boy whose brother is working as a trimmer coal shoveler on the new Titanic, and Patrick wants to go with him so he palms the pass of a drunkard who was supposed to be a trimmer on the Titanic On board are two thieves who want to steal a rare book owned by a wealthy passenger who takes Patrick under his wing and reminds him of the value of knowing books One detail in the book tells about the fire in the coal bins that smolders for the entire trip I just saw a Smiths [...]

  8. Jennifer

    This book was great It really makes you stop and think I really enjoyed all the characters, and the story was told very nicely

  9. Brenda

    The story begins with a mysterious man trying to borrow a book from a booksellers shop, only to find that the book is on its way aboard the Titanic with its current wealthy owner Harry Widener The book in question is Sir Francis Bacon s Essaies and the thief is Berryman Berryman was hired by Mr Rockwell another wealthy individual who wants the book for a treasure hunt of sorts and believes it holds the very secrets to alchemy The story then shifts to an alehouse were the main character Patrick i [...]

  10. Sara

    Twelve year old Patrick wants to follow in the footsteps of his older brother, who s a trimmer on the Titanic Patrick manages to sneak on the ship and land a job as a spittoon holder, a task suited for his slight frame than shoveling coal On board, Patrick stumbles across a plot by a man looking to steal a rare book from Harry, a book collector who s taken an interest in Patrick s education Patrick has to figure out what secrets the book could hold and what he should do now that he s been asked [...]

  11. thewestchestarian

    Presumably the title does not refer to the under aged hero also named Waters as Mone portrays him as a milquetoast and eventual professorial type Rather it must refer to the North Atlantic even though technically the dangerous bit was the ice floating in the water the water itself was actually quite smooth Fun fact oceanographic scientists guestimate that the iceberg may have been tooling around the North Atlantic for some 3,000 years before finally getting to send a boat to the bottom.After the [...]

  12. Phoebe

    Gregory Mone can write I was pleasantly surprised from page 1 Atmosphere and plot, though amply developed, don t get in the way of the action of this well thought out, historically based tale of Harry Widener, his rare book collection traveling home on the Titanic, and the two purely fictional men plotting to steal a particularly special one for the secret formula it might contain But the main character is Patrick Waters, a young man who wants to do in life than wash dishes at his local Belfast [...]

  13. Becky

    Ages 8 12 Patrick s brother is a Trimmer on the new ocean liner the Titanic, and 12 year old Patrick finds an opportunity to sneak on board to work like a man alongside his brother Meanwhile, Harry Widener, a wealthy passenger, carries a valuable book that another passenger, Mr Rockwell, believes carries a code instructing how to make gold from ordinary metal and is anxious to get his hands on He has even hired a thief to get the book for him Patrick faints in the boiler room and is reassigned t [...]

  14. Dan Rogers

    As a general rule I m not one to read a book, or watch a movie, about an event that is so widely popular So, I surprised even myself when I picked up this book and began reading What I found was a highly engaging, hard to put down mystery surrounding a rare book, its owner, and two men who want to get their hands on it to extract from it a supposed cryptic alchemy formula for turning things into gold Through the story we also get to meet Irish brothers James Patrick Waters who have left their ho [...]

  15. Jenni

    Short review Middle Level Great book for hesitant readers, or those who HATE HISTORICAL FICTION ELEVEN 11 Full review, featured on blog I bought this book to add to my school s library from Unfortunately, historical fiction is rarely read in my school and I wanted to find books to draw students into the genre This book appeared to be all that I could hope for and it was The stories surrounding the Titanic tend to me popular anyways, but adding the actiony mystery to the mix was a nice touch Part [...]

  16. Boqin Zhang

    At first, I didn t know this is the story about the titanic I don t know a lot about the titanic and I only watch the movie when I was little so my memories about it was unclear I knew the titanic was a large ship but when I was reading I was thinking there could be other large ships built, designed to be unsinkable This cause me not to enjoy the book in the beginning chapters but later on as I got accustomed to the plot, it was a great book The character, Harry, in the book somehow makes me thi [...]

  17. Joy

    With all the recent attention to the 100th anniversary of Titanic s tragedy, this book is a great introduction to the subject for middle grade readers It s well written, with a glimpse of both the workers on the ship, and the elegant first class I particularly enjoyed getting to know about the Trimmers.The main story is a little bit of a mystery that involves a valuable book, secrets, villains, and an unlikely 12 year old hero Young Patrick Waters finds himself following his brother onto Titani [...]

  18. Ethan Long

    I enjoyed this book I love all things Titanic so there was that But this was a clever and historically accurate story.It was too short for me I could have read about Patrick s family and life in Belfast, heard about the antagonists journey to find the book, and Emily was barely in the thing The ending felt a little abrupt for me too But I have to remember this was written for kids, and most kids like to chew up books in little bites.That being said, I was surprised how intelligent this book wa [...]

  19. LaQuita

    This book took you on a different story on the Titanic I actually enjoyed it Though the first couple of chapters were pretty slow, the descriptions are amazing Reading the descriptions you ll be able to imagine just exactly what is going on, what the characters look like, etc It describes the Titanic perfectly Though there could have been a bit adventure in this book for my taste, a younger audience would actually find this very adventurous and would love it It s a great read for kids in middle [...]

  20. j.m.Brigid Bello

    What did I think I loved it, as my rating should make clear This book was a real page turner I wanted to know whether the young protaganist, 12 year old Patrick Waters, was going to do the right thing and whether he would foil the scheming of the intellectually snobbish villains If I was going to give it a genre, I would say this is a literary mystery, historical fiction, satire, suspense, adventure and The attention to historic detail enabled me to really visualize what it must have been like [...]

  21. Kim

    Patrick Waters, a 12 yr old, steward on the Titanic, meets a wealthy American book collector on board, who decides Patrick will be his prot g Harry Widenor is carrying a very rare and very valuable book that may have a secret code At least two book thieves think so Patrick helps foil their several plots to get the book while the ship is sailing We all know the fate of the Titanic that adds to the tension in the story as the reader wonders which of the character will survive and if the book survi [...]

  22. Melissa

    This could possibly be my 1st read aloud for next year s 5th grade class The main character is a boy who is smart and gets entangled in a mystery aboard the Titanic Loosely based on the real life of one of the characters, this could lead to an interesting study on the Titanic The great ocean liner Titanic is preparing to cross the Atlantic Onboard is a sinister thief bent on stealing a rare book that may be the key to unlocking infinite treasure a wealthy academic traveling home to America with [...]

  23. Miss Amanda

    gr 5 8 223 pgs1912, Titanic 12 year old Patrick is determined to prove that he is a hard worker just like his older brother James, who works as a boiler room trimmer, instead he ends up working as a steward One of the rich passengers, Harry Widener, takes an interest in him and encourages Patrick s interest in books Patrick discovers that his benefactor has a first edition of Bacon s Essaies and that there are others willing to do anything to get their hands on it As the Titanic begins to sink, [...]

  24. Donna

    Fans of adventure stories and the Titanic will enjoy this mystery adventure story Patrick hopes to get hired as trimmer shovels coal into the engine on the Titanic, but due to his age, he lands a position as a steward There he meets a man who loves books and has brought a very rare copy of one with him aboard the ship Patrick also meets a thief and has to make a tough moral decision when the thief gives him money to get the book for him We know the ship sinks, but does the rare book go down with [...]

  25. Beth

    Who wouldn t like a mystery set aboard the Titanic This book is sure to appeal to Titanic fans as well those who like mysteries, adventure stories, and or historical fiction Patrick Waters brother is off on an exciting job working in the engine room of the Titanic Not wanting to be left behind, he gets a work card from a man not able to make the ship Although he makes it on board, his youth causes him to be unable to perform his duties Fortunately, another position opens for him This book is ver [...]

  26. Michelle King

    June 23, 2013Patrick Waters loves books but hates to admit it because he thinks reading and dreaming are what made his father weak When given the opportunity to join the crew of the Titanic, he jumps at it He can t cut it as a trimmer in the boiler room but becomes a personal steward to Harry Widener a very rich man who has in his possession a very valuable book written by Sir Francis Bacon that two villains are attempting to steal.I felt the story started out a little slow, but it is packed wit [...]

  27. Lynn

    Another Titanic book, yawnwe already know the endingBUT WAIT A new twist here Who knew Sir Francis Bacon was there No, he wasn t really, but one of his books was Based on the rare book collection of a real passenger, Harry Widener I had to pay attention to the characters at first with all the twists, but once I had them figured out, it was a breeze and I settled in for the ride, or should I say, voyage.Not too many other books focus on life in the boiler rooms and the Trimmers, so that added a l [...]

  28. Ty

    This book is like the Titanic The boat was going along the Atlantic ocean and all of a sudden the boat fits a iceberg and the boat starts to sink and it takes awhile to sink but people are trying to get on the other boat that they had that is a escape boat But back than they let the higher wealthy people rich people go first so the other people were getting on the boat first and then the boat just splits in half and people are falling crying jumping off the boat These two people survived the si [...]

  29. Zsolt

    So, this book is written from multiple 3rd person perspectives One of them is a thief, searching for the secret that will bring his master and maybe him to gold Another is A boy, whose father is a thinker and came to nothing He disguises himself as a trimmer to get on board, and is sent to the man who has the book s personal steward He learns from him and the thief tries to get it But as we all to well know, the boat was on a collision course with an iceberg and on its way too the bottom Will it [...]

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