The Watch That Ends the Night

Posted on June 14, 2013

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by Allan Wolf
Candlewick 2011
Young Adult
Recreates the 1912 sinking of the Titanic as observed by millionaire John Jacob Astor, a beautiful young Lebanese refugee finding first love, “Unsinkable” Molly Brown, Captain Smith, and others including the iceberg itself.

Book Trailers 1,  
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Read Chapter 1

Discussion Questions/Guides
. Family Discussion Questions from Teton County Library.

Booktalks
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Author Information
Allan Wolf’s Website. Facebook Page. TwitterYALSA Interview. Writers & Illustrators from North Carolina.

Related Activities & Curriculum Connections
. Encyclopedia Titanica.

Reading Levels
Lexile
: 750. Accelerated Reader: Level 4.7. Reading Counts: Level 5.6.

Reviews
. BooklistEncyclopedia Titanica. Historical Novel SocietyKirkus. Publisher’s Weekly.
Blogs: . SLJ Printz BlogStacked. Teach Mentor Text.

Articles
. “Author Rides Tide of Interest in Titanic on Disaster’s Centennial” – The Fairfield Citizen.

Other Books to Read
. Annotated Titanic Bibliography – Horn BookTitanic BooksBooklyncsWhen the Great Ship Went DownWall Street Journal.

Awards
. Best Fiction for Young Adults 2012 (YALSA). Horn Book Fanfare 2011. Claudia Lewis Poetry Award 2012. North Carolina Young Adult Book Award 2012-2013 Middle School Winner.



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