Five Epic Disasters (I Survived True Stories #1) (Hardcover)

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Five Epic Disasters (I Survived True Stories #1) (Hardcover)


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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.

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
Lauren 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 and times of turmoil. Lauren has brought her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the battle of D-Day, the American Revolution, Hurricane Katrina, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other world events. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and can be found online at
Product Details ISBN: 9780545782241
ISBN-10: 0545782244
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: September 30th, 2014
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: I Survived True Stories
Praise 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