Interest Age 11+ Reading Age 6.5+. A real story in history is brought to life brilliantly for the seriously struggling reader. In addition, it is also very dyslexia friendly as it’s printed on cream paper, as all Barrington Stoke titles are, with plenty of space between the lines of text on the page and plenty of illustrations too to provide that additional visual appeal for struggling readers.
The Tirpitz was one of the Nazis’ most lethal battleship during World War Two. This book is a retelling of its sinking while it was moored, heavily guarded, in a Norwegian fjord with bombs using mini submarines. Find out who was brave enough to go on this dangerous mission and was it successful?
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A Dyslexia Friendly title.
The Tirpitz is the Nazis' most lethal battleship. It's moored, heavily guarded, in a Norwegian fjord. The only way to attack it is to plant bombs underneath using mini submarines. But who will go on this suicide mission - and will they ever manage to sink the Tirpitz? Gripping WWII story.
|Publication date:||16th March 2010|
|Publisher:||Barrington Stoke Ltd|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers|
Jim Eldridge was a teacher before becoming a full-time writer - his writing credits include episodes for the seminal children's TV drama 'Grange Hill' and the novelisation of Noel Clarke's 'Kidulthood' and '188.8.131.52.' He has also written for the My Story series for Scholastic and most recently Black Ops, a teen action series for Egmont. Jim now works as an associate lecturer in scriptwriting and media at the University of Cumbria. He lives with his wife in Cumbria.More About Jim Eldridge