Everyone loves a good Titanic story. Jennifer A. Nielsen has written a great one! In this episode, she talks with host Suzanne McCabe about Iceberg, her new middle grade novel. It’s already a best-seller.
Iceberg follows the journey of 12-year-old Hazel Rothbury, who is traveling alone on the Titanic. She dreams of escaping her fate as a factory worker by telling hidden stories about the majestic ship that is speeding across the Atlantic Ocean.
Jennifer is also the author of the Ascendance series, the historical thrillers Resistance and A Night Divided, and several other acclaimed titles.
Iceberg: In this middle-grade novel, readers meet 12-year-old Hazel Rothbury, who is traveling from her home in England aboard the celebrated Titanic.
Jennifer A. Nielsen: Learn more about the New York Times bestselling author.
Jennifer A. Nielsen, author, Iceberg
“Curiosity is such a gift, a trait, for anybody to have, and Hazel is thick with it.”
“There are so many ‘What if’ questions. What if this one thing might have been different? Could all of history have changed?”
“You can write your future, and if you don’t like the future that is ahead for you, write!”
“A reader will always get what they need from a story.”
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