Five Epic Disasters (I Survived True Stories #1)

Series: I Survived True Stories

by Lauren Tarshis


Scholastic Press
October 2014


Non-Fiction
Ages 7 – 10 . Grades 2 – 5

Lexile measure: 930L

DRA: 40

Guided Reading: S

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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
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Lauren Tarshis

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 laurentarshis.com.

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$12.99

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ISBN: 9780545782241

176pp. | 5-½ x 8