I Survived the Children's Blizzard, 1888 (I Survived #16) (Paperback)

By Lauren Tarshis

Scholastic Paperbacks, 9780545919777, 144pp.

Publication Date: February 27, 2018

List Price: 4.99*
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Description

Eleven-year-old John Hale has already survived one brutal Dakota winter, and now he's about to experience one of the deadliest blizzards in American history. The storm of 1888 was a monster, a frozen hurricane that slammed into America's midwest without warning. Within hours, America's prairie would be buried under ten feet of snow. Hundreds would be dead, thousands terrified and lost and freezing.

John never wanted to move to the wide-open prairie. He's a city kid, not a tough pioneer! But his inner strength is seriously tested when he finds himself trapped in the blinding snow, the wind like a giant crushing hammer, pounding him over and over again. Will John ever find his way home?


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 I Survived the Children's Blizzard, 1888 (I Survived #16)

Praise for I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912:

"The fast pace and intrinsically fascinating disaster story will keep readers turning the pages." -- Kirkus Reviews


Praise for I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916:

"A gripping story that will hold the interest of reluctant readers. " -- School Library Journal


Praise for I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005:

"Expressive illustrations capture the drama of the storm and its aftermath, but the book's real power comes from its exploration of what it means to be a hero." -- Booklist


Praise for I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001:

"[Tarshis] crafts a dramatic, emotionally intense tale that takes account of 9/11's physical and emotional costs -- short- and long-term -- while ending on an upward beat." -- Kirkus Reviews


Praise for I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863:

"Informative and breathlessly paced." -- Kirkus Reviews


Praise for I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79:

"Tarshis serves up another gripping adventure... with the light-speed pacing and death-defying maneuvering fans have come to expect." -- Booklist


Praise for I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912:

"The fast pace and intrinsically fascinating disaster story will keep readers turning the pages." -- Kirkus Reviews


Praise for I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916:

"A gripping story that will hold the interest of reluctant readers. " -- School Library Journal


Praise for I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005:

"Expressive illustrations capture the drama of the storm and its aftermath, but the book's real power comes from its exploration of what it means to be a hero." -- Booklist


Praise for I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001:

"[Tarshis] crafts a dramatic, emotionally intense tale that takes account of 9/11's physical and emotional costs -- short- and long-term -- while ending on an upward beat." -- Kirkus Reviews


Praise for I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863:

"Informative and breathlessly paced." -- Kirkus Reviews


Praise for I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79:

"Tarshis serves up another gripping adventure... with the light-speed pacing and death-defying maneuvering fans have come to expect." -- Booklist