Tonight on the Titanic (Magic Tree House, No. 17)
Mary Pope Osborne
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Jack and Annie are ready for their next fantasy adventure in the bestselling middle-grade series—the Magic Tree House!
Jack and Annie are in for an exciting, scary, and sad adventure when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to the decks of the Titanic. Is there anything they can do to help the ill-fated ship? Will they be able to save anyone? Will they be able to save themselves?
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Rain fell gently as they ran up the street. The wet ground glistened in the beam of the flashlight. They headed into the Frog Creek woods. Wind blew through the trees, shaking water to the ground. Jack shivered. He wiped raindrops off his glasses. “Brrr,” said Annie. “I’m cold.” “Me, too,” said Jack. As they kept walking, Annie pointed the flashlight up into the trees. “There it is,” she said. Her light had found the tree house. “Morgan!” Jack called. There was no answer. “I wonder
“That’s what people thought when the Titanic was built,” said Jack. “But they were wrong.” Suddenly, steam gushed out of the ship’s smokestacks. Then the engines cut off. The Titanic stopped moving. “We’d better go home,” said Jack. “There’s nothing we can do here. We’ll have to find another lost ship—a safer one.” “No! We have to stay and help,” said Annie. “We can escape in the tree house anytime we want.” “But what can we do?” said Jack. “This ship’s going to sink no matter what. We can’t
Annie. “Into the lifeboat, my dear!” the man said. And he tossed Annie into the lifeboat. “No! No!” cried Jack. Then the man reached for him, too. Jack jumped away just in time. “Annie!” he yelled. “Get out!” Annie tried to climb out of the lifeboat. “Let me out!” she cried. “Arf! Arf!” Teddy barked from over Jack’s shoulder. The lifeboat jerked. It started creaking down toward the dark, cold sea. “Come back!” Jack called. But there was nothing he could do as Annie disappeared from
sight. “Annie!” cried Jack. “Let me out!” he heard Annie shout. But the lifeboat kept going down. “Wait for me!” came a loud voice. “Wait for me!” A woman in a fur coat appeared at the railing. She nearly threw herself over the side of the ship. “Stop!” the uniformed man called. “Bring the boat back up for Lady Blackwell!” Slowly, the lifeboat was brought back up. Jack pushed his way forward. The lifeboat came even with the ship. Jack reached out to Annie. She grabbed his hands. He
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