Robert D. Ballard discovered the Titanic‘s ruins in 1985. His writing in Finding the Titanic is a accessible way for children to independently start to learn about the Titanic. The book is broken into short chapters, telling the story of Ballard’s discovery as well as the history and tragedy of the Titanic‘s sinking, with photographs and paintings of the Titanic integrated throughout the pages. Finding the Titanic is a captivating book to put in the hands of a child who can bolster their reading abilities through a high-interest subject.

Paintings by Ken Marschall

Published 1993, Scholastic