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Books for the 100th Anniversary of the Titanic!

Maybe you know of it because of Leonardo Dicaprio, and maybe you know of it because of the boat's magnificence. However you came across it, everyone knows the story of the day the Titanic sank.This weekend marks the 100 year anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic and we have some great books for you on the subject!

ISBN: 9781603202138 Publisher: Life Books CAD $29.95

Titanic: The Tragedy that Shook the World is a deluxe book with great visual appeal including archival photographs and stories of heroism. A thousand stories spiraling outward-and all of them told in this commemorative LIFE book, in words and pictures.

 And let's not forget a book for the kids!

ISBN: 9780316557160 Publisher: Hachette Book Group CAD $28.99 Inside the Titanic is a gripping story with spectacular visuals that will make you feel as though you're actually inside the Titanic! Compelling stories of real children who sailed on the Titanic are accompanied by detailed cutaway illustrations of the ship.

Don't miss out on these great books with appeal for the whole family!

And the Band Played On...

My eagerness to read this book was peaked by the upcoming 100th anniversary of the Titanic tragedy. I did not expect to plow through it in 3 days, though. What a fascinating story! Most non-fiction literature about the Titanic that I have come across focuses on the sinking, how it could have been prevented, and ends shortly after the survivors are picked up. This book, however, was written by the grandson of a young violinist who famously went down with the ship and gives an in depth look not only at one family's aftermath of the tragedy, but also the recovery of the floating dead, and the way the White Star Line handled the disaster. A great read that didn't have me bored for a second. Available from Hodder & Stoughton, $16.99, ISBN 9781444707960