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

By Lauren Tarshis

Scholastic Inc., 9780545782241, 176pp.

Publication Date: September 30, 2014

List Price: 12.99*
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Description

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, 1888
The Titanic Disaster, 1912
The Great Boston Molasses Flood, 1919
The Japanese Tsunami, 2011
The Henryville Tornado, 2012


About the Author

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. 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.


Praise For Five Epic Disasters (I Survived True Stories #1)

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 Journal


Praise 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