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Rising Water: The Story of the Thai Cave Rescue

by Marc Aronson

First Release:

July 2019

ISBN: 9781534444133

On June 23, 2018, twelve members of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach were exploring the Tham Luang cave complex in northern Thailand when disaster struck. A rainy season downpour flooded the tunnels, trapping them as they took shelter on a shelf of the dark cave. Eight days of searching yielded no signs of life, but on July 2 they were discovered by two British divers. The boys and their coach were eventually rescued in an international operation that took three days. What could have been a terrible tragedy became an amazing story of survival.

Cast of characters. Author 's note on research and writing. Source notes. Recommendations for further reading and viewing. Index. Black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Full-color photo insert.

 
  • ISBN: 9781534444133
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Atheneum
    Page Count: 160
    Trim Size: 8 1/4" x 6"
    Dewey Classification: 796.52/509
    Lexile: Level: 1090L
    Genre: Nonfic
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