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I survived true stories : five epic disasters /

by Tarshis, Lauren.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Tarshis, Lauren. I survived true stories: Publisher: New York : Scholastic Inc., 2014.Description: 136 pages illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780545782241; 0545782244; 9780545794701; 0545794706; 9781484439937; 1484439937.Subject(s): Titanic (Steamship) -- Juvenile literature | Titanic (Steamship) | Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami (Japan : 2011) | Natural disasters -- Juvenile literature | Disasters -- Juvenile literature | Survival -- Juvenile literature | Tornadoes -- Indiana -- Henryville -- Juvenile literature | Molasses industry -- Accidents -- Massachusetts -- Juvenile literature | Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, Japan, 2011 -- Juvenile literature | Blizzards -- Middle West -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature | Japanese tsunami | Indiana -- Henryville | Japan -- Thoku Region | Massachusetts | Middle West | Natural disasters | Survival | 1800-2011 | History | Juvenile works
Contents:
The Children's Blizzard, 1888 -- The Titanic Disaster, 1912 -- The Great Boston Molasses Flood, 1919 -- The Japanese Tsunami, 2011 -- The Henryville Tornado, 2012.
Summary: From the author of the I Survived series come five 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 kids lived to tell tales of unimaginable destruction -- and, against all odds, survival.
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Children's Collection Children's NonFiction j 363.34 TAR Available 39270004546515

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The 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. <br> <br> REAL KIDS. REAL DISASTERS.<br> <br> 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.<br> <br> 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.<br> <br> Read their incredible stories:<br> The Children's Blizzard, 1888<br> The Titanic Disaster, 1912<br> The Great Boston Molasses Flood, 1919<br> The Japanese Tsunami, 2011<br> The Henryville Tornado, 2012

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From the author of the I Survived series come five 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 kids lived to tell tales of unimaginable destruction -- and, against all odds, survival.

Includes bibliographical references.

The Children's Blizzard, 1888 -- The Titanic Disaster, 1912 -- The Great Boston Molasses Flood, 1919 -- The Japanese Tsunami, 2011 -- The Henryville Tornado, 2012.

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