Author: Scott Peters and Ellie Crowe

Category: Children and Middle Grade

Regular price: $4.99

Deal price: Free

Deal starts: June 18, 2022

Deal ends: June 18, 2022


16-year-old Josh, a sailor and baseball fan, battles sharks and huge waves after a torpedo sinks the WWII USS Indianapolis.
The Survival Series that celebrates the awesome history of us.
From multi-award-winning Ellie Crowe and Scott Peters comes a wild escape adventure based on the true story of the world's deadliest shark attack.

Short attention spans - Chapter Book - Ages 8-12 - B&W Illustrations

16-year-old Josh is thrilled to be a WW2 sailor aboard the mighty USS Indianapolis. But when a Japanese torpedo strikes in the middle of the night, it tears the battleship in half. As the ship sinks, Josh is plunged deep into the black ocean. In horror, he watches the US navy ship begin its death plunge, threatening to pull him down with it. Josh is no swimmer. He's a baseball player from San Antonio, Texas. He's way out of his element. Soon, the first hungry shark begins to circle. Josh is living his worst nightmare, but for how long? Can he stay alive with no lifeboat or food in shark infested waters? Every hour is a fight because if he gives up, he'll never make it home. Can Josh survive the worst naval disaster in U.S. history?