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Dimensions (Overall): 8.1 Inches (H) x 5.5 Inches (W) x .7 Inches (D)
Weight: .8 Pounds
Suggested Age: 9-12 Years
Number of Pages: 136
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: History / General, People + Places / General, Science + Nature / Disasters
Series Title: I Survived: True Stories
Author: Lauren Tarshis
Street Date: September 30, 2014
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-5398
Origin: Made in the USA
About the BookThe "New York Times"-bestselling I Survived series expands to include this thrilling nonfiction exploration of five true stories of survival from some of history's greatest disasters, from the 1912 sinking of the "Titanic" to the 2011 Japanese tsunami.
Book SynopsisThe New York Times-bestselling I Survived series expands to include this thrilling nonfiction exploration of five true stories, from the Titanic to the Henryville Tornadoes.REAL KIDS. REAL DISASTERS.From the author of the New York Times-bestselling I Survived series come five harrowing true stories of survival, featuring real kids in the midst of epic disasters.From a group of students surviving the 9.0 earthquake that set off a historic tsunami in Japan, to a boy nearly frozen on the prairie in 1888, these unforgettable kids lived to tell tales of unimaginable destruction -- and, against all odds, survival.Read their incredible stories: The Children's Blizzard, 1888The Titanic Disaster, 1912The Great Boston Molasses Flood, 1919The Japanese Tsunami, 2011The Henryville Tornado, 2012
Review QuotesPraise for I Survived True Stories: Five Epic Disasters: The narratives are factual yet still lively and suspenseful enough to hook readers. Ideal for a high-interest pick or a read-aloud for older students. -- School Library JournalPraise for I Survived True Stories: Tornado Terror!: This high-interest addition to an already beloved series is a no-brainer for elementary school libraries. -- School Library Journal
About The AuthorLauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters. Lauren has brought her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the September 11 attacks, the destruction of Pompeii, Hurricane Katrina, and the bombing of Pearl Harbor, among others. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and can be found online at laurentarshis.com.
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