Voyage on the Great Titanic

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Voyage on the Great Titanic

I read the book “Voyage On The Great Titanic” The Diary of Margaret Ann Brady, by Ellen Emerson White.

This book is about a girl named Margaret Ann Brady who lived in England, but everybody calls her Margie for short. She has an older brother named William, her mother died of a sickness and her dad died as well. Margie became an orphan living on the streets with her brother William. A couple months after having to eat left over scraps from the garbage of grocery stores and other local businesses Margie got sick. Her brother then took her to an orphanage called St.Albernathy's for girls, because he couldn't take care of her anymore. Margie was upset, having to split up with her brother. He was the only person she had left to depend on and love .William promised they would meet again, then he left to America in search for a living. Margret met lots of new friends at the orphanage. She met a girl named Nora who later became her best friend. William was fine too. He was off away working on ships, cleaning and fixing them. Yes, William and Margie sent letters but that could never top actually seeing each other.

Five years later the orphanage receives an unusual request from a rich American woman in the name of Mrs. Carstairs looking for a traveling companion, Margie’s teachers agree that she is the perfect candidate. This is an opportunity for her to travel to America on the R.M.S Titanic, as a helper for Mrs. Carstairs and from the port of New York she will be free to join her brother in Boston. Maggie Accepts her offer and takes this opportunity to change her life, she said “ I expect to learn a great deal from my journey… America is supposed to be the land of endless opportunities, and I see no reason not to try to better myself”.

On Thursday, April 4, 1912, the big day finally comes and Margie boards the beautiful majestic R.M.S Titanic ship. She is so taken and fascinated with all the luxuries around her, from A...
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