Steve Brezenoff is the author of more than fifty middle-grade chapter books, including the Field Trip Mysteries series, the Ravens Pass series of thrillers, and the Return to the Titanic series. He's also written three young-adult novels, Guy in Real Life; Brooklyn, Burning; and The Absolute Value of -1. In his spare time, he enjoys video games, cycling, and cooking. Steve lives in Minneapolis with his wife, Beth, and their son and daughter. .
Brezenoff has written a page turning adventure that is sure to
appeal to youngsters. The chapters are short with cliffhanging
endings. . . .Recommended for those interested in the Titanic, fans
of time travel and adventure stories grades 2 (strong readers) and
up.-- "Mrs. Katz's Book Blurbs blog"
Murphy's impressively detailed monochromatic illustrations...appear throughout and do a nice job of bringing to life the characters and setting.-- "Publishers Weekly"
These books are a little predictable, but they provide lots of details about the Titanic. This decent historical fiction series is sure to foster curiosity about the Titanic. Tucker and Maya, both 14, are helping Tucker's mother, a curator at the local museum. While inventorying a box of memorabilia, they discover that the contents hold magical powers. Join them as they experience time travel adventures to 1912 in each of the four books. Throughout the series, their goal is to save Liam Kearney and his family, but can they really change the course of history? Students will enjoy the mildly suspenseful teen adventures, while teachers will appreciate the detailed descriptions of the era.-- "Library Media Connection"