Xtreme Rescues: Maersk Alabama Hijacking, 1st Edition

  • S.L. Hamilton
  • Published By: A&D Xtreme
  • ISBN-10: 1532174853
  • ISBN-13: 9781532174858
  • DDC: 364.164
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 8th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released January 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This title introduces readers to the skills and technology that came together to save the Maersk Alabama crew seized by Somali pirates on April 8, 2009. Simple text and incredible close-up photographs focus on the amazing rescue work. This title also features details about what to do if readers find themselves in a similar situation, surprising facts, and quotes from the rescuers and the rescued. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Pirates Take the Maersk Alabama.
2: Before the Hijacking.
3: Morning Attack.
4: Pirates on Board.
5: The Crew Fights Back.
6: The World Finds Out.
7: A Boat and a Hostage.
8: The Navy Arrives.
9: Escape Attempt.
10: Pirates vs Navy.
11: Seal Team Six Arrives.
12: The Rescue.
13: What If It Happens to You?.
Online Resources.