So they needed to waited until it rained and they had fresh water to drink. Lost is a good because this book is based on a true story told in 1942 during world war two. Word Count 27,294. A B-17 bomber drones high over the Pacific Ocean, sending a desperate SOS into the air. Directed by Vincent Zhou. So they were at sea for a little over 3 weeks. This is the story of a group of U.S. soldiers on assignment to deliver a special passenger to the Pacific theater. They did everything in their power to find the island they were supposed to land on, but despite contact with the island and numerous efforts to discover their location, the plane eventually ran out of fuel and had to be set down on the ocean. Get started. Refresh and try again. Reply. The book takes place in 1942 during World War 2. LOST IN THE PACIFIC is the first book in a new narrative nonfiction series that tells the true story of a band of World War II soldiers who became stranded at sea and had to fight for survival. Reread the first page of … At 1:30 p.m., there is only one choice left: an emergency landing at sea. The crew members managed to pile into 3 different rafts when the plane hit the water. You might remember - December 1941, Japan goes on a major offensive, tries to knock out the U.S. Pacific Fleet in Pearl Harbor, attacks Wake Island, attacks Guam, attacks Hong Kong, the Philippines, Singapore, Malaya. Replies. I liked this book because I felt like I was in the survival situation. What they thought would be only a few hours or days before they were Reviewer willpower44 wrote: So far i've thought this book was great.To me it is really cool to read about a true story. 's Escort Alex Kaczmarczyk - Engineer Johnny Bartek - Other Engineer "If they were After a long time they caught some food. This packet includes two discussion questions for each chapter. In World War II, October 21, 1942 a B17 bomber with eight men aboard is coasting high above the Pacific Ocean. 2nd - 4th grade. Frogs – Nic Bishop – 597.8 Bis – 890. This is the story of a group of U.S. soldiers on assignment to deliver a special passenger to the Pacific theater. 2. So the decided not to go. Welcome back. The men on board move to rafts, where they will attempt survival against the odds out on the ocean. How will they manage to survive not just days, but weeks, at sea? Reply Delete. In Unbroken, Louie is a true hero and an admirable character. LOST IN THE PACIFIC is the first book in a new narrative nonfiction series that tells the true story of a band of World War II soldiers who became stranded at sea and had to fight for survival.World War II, October 21, 1942. This is showed by the amazing survival story of WWII pilots that had to have to do a water landing in the Pacific and all but 1 of them survived the trecherous conditions on the rafts in the ocean. Tags: 2016 Children's Nonfiction, 2016 YA Nonfiction, Airplane Crash Survival, Military Operations, Pacific Ocean, Stranded, Survival, Survival at Sea, World War II Can you PLEASE post more of H and I thanks youuuuu. The crew members managed to pile into 3 different rafts when the plane hit the water. Lost tells the story of Rickenbacker and the other people on his plane and he just doesn't have the fun personality of Louie Zamperini. Then there were letters out to family saying they were dead. This true survival story will keep readers engrossed and on the edge of their seats until the conclusion. The next few days went on the same miserable way and Sergeant Reynolds was in the worst state, he started talking about his girlfriend and how he had sent her letters and then all of a sudden he got quiet. The crew is carrying America's greatest living war hero on a secret mission deep into the battle zone, but the plane is lost, burning through its final gallons of fuel. The crew missed it's target island that it was going to stop at and refuel. Year Published 2016. They had a problem after another but they were determine to get back home. They took his jacket for warmth and sent him off to sea where they watched him float until they couldn't see him anymore. Preview this quiz on Quizizz. I would think that it would be fair for each of them to use it as bait and eat what they caught. Lost in the Pacific, 1942 Not A Drop to Drink (Book) : Olson, Tod : "World War II, October 21, 1942. Timeline of Guns, Missiles, and Rockets – Tim Cooke – J 623.4 Coo – 880. Rickenbacker's personality was much more domineering and he did not develop healthy relationships with his comrades; they all hated him by the end of the experience because of his bossy personality. The text begins with a Prologue describing a plane crash that strands the soldiers in the Pacific Ocean. Replies. They both needed to sacrifice themselves to use as bait. I think it is cool how each character has such different personalities. Summary. Anonymous February 3, 2016 at 3:46 PM. There are lessons to be learned here about teamwork, ingenuity, creativity and determination not to give up. Lost In the Pacific, 1942 Written by Tod Olson Scholastic Inc. 168 pages Release Date: October 25, 2016 A review copy was provided by the publisher. Unfortunately, the special passenger was famous, but not known for his tact or kindness. Edit. On October 21, 1942, a B-17 bomber drones high over the Pacific Ocean, sending a desperate SOS into the air. I really liked the book lost in the Pacific because of its action-packed plotline and its great explanation of what is going on in the story because it makes it hard to put the book down and I would give this book a 5-star rating and you should read this book to.? Discussion Questions. They went back to sea and after awhile they thought they saw some land but not sure where. World War II, October 21, 1942. 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