The Wreck of the Ethie



In 1919, just before Christmas, the S.S Ethie sets sail for St John s Harbor, but a violent winter storm casts the steamship onto the rocky cliffs of northwest Newfoundland, threatening the passengers survivalNinety two passengers and crew, all eager to be reunited with family for the holidays, are now at the mercy of the stormy sea Seeing the wrecked ship off the coast, a fishing family sends their dog Skipper, a hardworking and courageous Newfoundland, to brave the icy and dangerous waters to carry a lifeline from the sinking ship to shore.In this minute by minute fictionalized account of the S.S Ethie s dramatic voyage, Hillary Hyland vividly brings the adventure to life, showing the spirit of survival amongst the passengers and crew, as well as the strength and determination of a poor fishing family and their courageous dog to save those ninety two souls. Read The Wreck of the Ethie – firstchance10k.co.ukThe Wreck of the Ethie

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  • Paperback
  • 115 pages
  • The Wreck of the Ethie
  • Hilary Hyland
  • English
  • 17 November 2018
  • 1561451983

10 thoughts on “The Wreck of the Ethie

  1. says:

    Based of the true story of a Newfoundland dog who swam out to rescue the survivors of a shipwreck off the coast of Newfoundland 4th 6th graders, boys or girls, would enjoy this little known account Bonus Newfoundlands are my favorite kind of dog, so it was fun to read about him.

  2. says:

    I have read this book as a read aloud with my 5th grade class for 3 years in a row now Before that, I read it to my 3rd grade class They LOVE it They are immediately hooked when they find out that one of the main characters is a Newfoundland dog In class we use this book to discuss character, plot, setting, and theme Across curricul...

  3. says:

    Excellent midgrade or primary, non fiction read or read a loud Hilary Hyland s THE WRECK OF THE ETHIE is well written, informative, and also a real page turner The story takes place in 1919 and centers around an amazing true story about a steamship that crashes off the coast of Newfoundland during a horrifi...

  4. says:

    I was introduced to this book when I taught 3rd grade in Virginia I now teach 5th grade in northern New York and read it to my class every single year They love it The fact that one of the main characters is a dog and that dog is responsible for saving peoples lives draws in my reluctant readers We locate Newfoundland on the map, which goes great with our Canada Unit and talk about the St Lawrence River My artistic students love to draw the Ethie or the dog Skipper When we get to Chap I was introduced to this book when I taught 3rd grade in Virginia I now teach 5th grade in northern New York and read it to my class every single year They love it The fact that one of the main characters is a dog and that dog is responsible for saving peoples lives draws in my reluctant readers We locate Newfoundland on the map, which goes great with our Canada Unit and talk about the St Lawrence River My arti...

  5. says:

    This is a fascinating story, and the author does a wonderful job conveying the suspense and the anxiety of all of the players, from the captain and his crew to Colleen Reilly and her parents By opening the story with the daily routine of the Reilly family, she sets a great stage for understanding life in this far eastern province The illustrations are an excellent complement to the story, and the collection of factual details at the back offer the rest of the story To read our full review, g This is a fascinating story, and the author does a wonderful job conveying the suspense and the anxiety of all of the players, from the captain and his crew to Colleen Reilly and her parents By opening the story with the daily routine of the Reilly family, she sets a great stage for understanding life in this far eastern province The illustrations are an excellent complement to the story, and the collectio...

  6. says:

    gr 4 7 101 pgs1919, Newfoundland Alternates between a fisherman s family and their dog Skipper and the crew and passengers of the SS Ethie When the ship is unable to out run the blizzard, the crew and passengers hope that someone will be able to rescue them before the ship sinks Watching from the shore the fisherman s family and their dog Skipper wonder if they ll be able to help.Good adventure story I think this story would appeal to readers who enjoy stories involving animals since Skipper gr 4 7 101 pgs1919, Newfoundland Alternates between a fisherman s family and their dog Skipper and the crew and passengers of the SS Ethie When the ship is unable to out run the blizzard, the crew and passengers hope that someone will be able to rescue them be...

  7. says:

    The Wreck of the Ethie is a fascinating read, especially for third grade students and up Readers are immediately drawn in to the lives of the characters and discover a great deal about life in the early 1900s The book is very well researched and the gripping story inspires students to learnabo...

  8. says:

    What a well researched heart thumper this little book is It made me realize how much I love to read historical fiction My heart was pounding as I followed the doomed voyage of the SS Ethie, filled with passengers and cargo, as her gallant captain and crew try to outrun ...

  9. says:

    This book, written for juvenile readers, is equally delightful and entertaining for adults The characters are likeable, well developed people one would like to know I visualized this unknown land, sea, and even the s...

  10. says:

    Great for young and old alike This book was given to my children and while previewing it for them I ended up reading it myself.The author obviously put alot of research and thought into her writing The pictures really give the book a visual that bri...

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