I Survived True Stories: Five Epic Disasters

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Scholastic Incorporated, 2014 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 136 pages
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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.

I Survived is the New York Times bestselling historical fiction series that keeps readers on the edge of their seats. Now author Lauren Tarshis brings them 5 true stories in a narrative nonfiction companion that explores the real names behind history's greatest disasters. Including:

  • Into the Black Water: The Titanic, 1912
  • The Wave: The Japanese Tsunami, 2011
  • Out of the Tornado: Henryville, Indiana, 2013
  • The Great Molasses Flood of 1919
  • In the Path of the Avalanche!

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User Review  - 4hounds - LibraryThing

Nice bits of history, and I learned new things (molasses flood - really?). It made me want to read more, and there's a nice bibliography to help with that. Read full review

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User Review  - MsHooker - LibraryThing

So anyone who knows me(or looks at my reading list) can see I love disasters. The [I Survived] series by [Lauren Tarchis] is a reading teacher's friend since it gets kids who don't read to pickup a ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

LAUREN TARSHIS is the editor of Scholastic's Storyworks magazine and group editorial director for language arts for Scholastic classroom magazines, in addition to being the author of the I Survived series and the critically acclaimed novels Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree and Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell in Love. She lives in Westport, Connecticut, and can be found online at www.laurentarshis.com.