Special Collections

I Survived series

Description: For students in grades 3 - 6; great historical fiction!


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I Survived #1: I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912

by Lauren Tarshis

The most terrifying events in history are brought vividly to life in this new fictional series! In book 1, ten-year-old George is trapped on the Titanic -- how will he survive?

Date Added: 06/30/2017


I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916

by Lauren Tarshis and Scott Dawson

Based on true events! It's the summer of 1916 and the Jersey shore is being terrorized by a great white shark. Can 10-year-old Chet and his friends survive a swim in the local creek?

Date Added: 06/30/2017


I Survived #3: I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005

by Lauren Tarshis and Scott Dawson

The horror of Hurricane Katrina is brought vividly to life in this fictional account of a boy, a dog, and the storm of the century. Barry's family tries to evacuate before Hurricane Katrina hits their home in New Orleans.

Date Added: 06/30/2017


I Survived #4: I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941

by Lauren Tarshis and Scott Dawson

70 years later, the bombing of Pearl Harbor comes to life for a new generation of readers! History's most terrifying moments are brought vividly to life in the action-packed fictional I SURVIVED series! Do you have what it takes to survive ...

Date Added: 06/30/2017


I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake, 1906

by Lauren Tarshis and Scott Dawson

The terrifying details of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake jump off the page!

Date Added: 06/30/2017


I Survived #6: I Survived the Attacks of September 11th, 2001

by Lauren Tarshis and Scott Dawson

On the day that shocks the world, one boy just wants to find his dad. A powerful addition to the gripping I SURVIVED series.

Date Added: 06/30/2017


I Survived #7: I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863

by Lauren Tarshis

Does Henry have what it takes to survive the bloodiest battle ever fought on American soil? The Civil War comes to life for I SURVIVED readers! The bloodiest battle in American history is about to begin. . .

Date Added: 06/30/2017


I Survived #8: I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011

by Lauren Tarshis

The disaster felt around the world . . . Visiting his dad's hometown in Japan four months after his father's death would be hard enough for Ben.

Date Added: 06/30/2017


I Survived #9: I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944

by Lauren Tarshis

In one of the darkest periods in history, one boy struggles to survive... In this gripping new addition to the bestselling I SURVIVED series, a young Jewish boy escapes the ghetto and finds a group of resistance fighters in the forests of Poland.

Date Added: 06/30/2017


I Survived #10: I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79

by Lauren Tarshis

During the infamous eruption of Mount Vesuvius, one boy struggles to escape. Can he survive the most devastating disaster of ancient times?

Date Added: 06/30/2017


I Survived #11: I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871

by Lauren Tarshis

In a national contest, readers voted and decided that the next I SURVIVED topic will be the Great Chicago Fire, 1871! In the next book of the I SURVIVED series, one boy will struggle to stay alive as the great city of Chicago burns.

Date Added: 06/30/2017


I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011

by Lauren Tarshis

The next book in the New York Times bestselling I Survived series will place readers right in the middle of the deadly Joplin Tornado of 2011. The 2011 Joplin tornado was a catastrophic tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri in 2011.

Date Added: 06/30/2017


I Survived the Hindenburg Disaster, 1937 (I Survived #13)

by Lauren Tarshis

New York Times bestselling author Lauren Tarshis provides a birds-eye view of one of America's most ghastly accidents ever be captured on film, the Hindenburg Disaster of 1937.

Date Added: 06/30/2017


I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980 (I Survived #14)

by Lauren Tarshis

It was one the most beautiful mountains in America, Mount St. Helens, in Washington State. But what many didn't know was that this peaceful mountain had an explosive past. For more than a century, it had been quiet.

Date Added: 06/30/2017


I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 (I Survived #15)

by Lauren Tarshis

The battlefield was soaked in blood. Screams of injured soldiers rang through the air. Eleven-year-old Nathaniel Knox knelt behind a rock, his gun clutched in his shaking hands. Nate had been heading to New York City to find his father.

Date Added: 02/16/2018



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