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Witness to Disaster: Earthquakes

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Publisher Comments:

Each title in this series opens with a survivor's account of a disaster, with subsequent chapters alternating between history and science to bring home the awesome power of nature's fury.

About the Author

Judith and Dennis Fradin have published over 150 books for children. They have won many awards, most recently a Jefferson Cup Honor for their book 5,000 Miles to Freedom (National Geographic, 2006). Their most recent National Geographic titles were Hurricanes and Volcanoes in the Witness to Disaster series. They live in Chicago, IL.

Table of Contents

"The ground would not stop shaking" : Alaska, 1964 — "As if a giant foot had stepped on it" : Why does the earth quake? — "The heart of this old earth was broken" : famous earthquakes — "Only a matter of time" : predicting and preparing for earthquakes — Glossary — Bibliography — Further reading and research — Interviews by the authors — Acknowledgments — Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781426309793
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Subject:
Juvenile Nonfiction : Science & Nature - Earth Sciences - Ea
Author:
Fradin, Dennis
Author:
Fradin,Judy
Subject:
Science & Nature - Earth Sciences - Earthquakes & Volcanoes
Subject:
Earthquakes
Subject:
Alaska
Subject:
Earthquakes -- Alaska -- Anchorage Region.
Subject:
Earthquake prediction.
Subject:
Earthquakes & Volcanoes
Subject:
Children s-Geology and Meteorology
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20080408
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
48

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Children's » Activities » General
Children's » Science and Nature » Geology and Meteorology
History and Social Science » World History » General
Science and Mathematics » Geology » Earthquakes and Volcanoes

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