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The Earth Dragon Awakes

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The Earth Dragon Awakes

The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906

By Laurence Yep

HarperCollins, Hardcover, 9780060275242, 128pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2006

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Description

A gripping portrait of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake by Laura Ingalls Wilder Award winner Laurence Yep.

When the quake subsides, Chin and Henry and their families are lucky to be alive. But now they must escape the fires that have broken out and find their way to safety–before it's too late.

Based on actual events and told from the alternating perspectives of two young friends, The Earth Dragon Awakes is a suspenseful novel about the 1906 San Francisco earthquake by Newbery Honor author Laurence Yep.

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