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An hour before dawn on April 18, 1906, Phillip is awakened by the barking of dogs and the fearful whinnying of his father's horses. Moments later, San Francisco is struck by a tremendous earthquake. As walls buckle and bricks rain down on them Phillip's family struggles to escape from their own home. Then he remembers the horses. Can Phillip save them#151;and himself#151;in time?
Earthquake in Cincinnati: Disaster Changes Life Forever (Barbour Book's The American Adventure, Book 14)by Bonnie Hinman
George Lankford is fascinated by the New Orleans, the first steamboat to make it down the Ohio River to Cincinnati. George is determined to create his own steam-powered engine, but he can't seem to make it work without the help of Charles Lidell, a boy who has been horribly scarred by severe burns. George appreciates, Charles's help, but he's embarrassed by his friend's appearance and the teasing other kids direct at him when he's with Charles. Then, calamity strikes when an earthquake hits Cincinnati, and George's world will never be the same.
Jack and Annie travel back to the morning of the great San Francisco earthquake. While they are there, they meet a reporter and help get some kids to safety.
The worst disaster the world has ever seen scatters the Young Trib Force. When the great wrath of the Lamb earthquake strikes the globe, Judd has been captured by the Global Community. Vicki is planning to distribute the UNDERGROUND newspaper. Lionel tries to make it back to his friends while Ryan stays in hiding. The events foretold in the book of Revelation come to life as the kids struggle to survive. Will the earthquake claim their lives? Will they be able to find each other again? Follow Judd, Vicki, Lionel, and Ryan and the growing Young Trib Force as they face the deadly earthquake.
Can two kids survive the biggest disaster of 1906? Find out in this gripping tale of historical fiction, part of the Survivors series.Brendan O'Connor is delivering pastries to the bustling businesses and elegant hotels of San Francisco, dreaming that someday he will be part of that life. Li Dai Yue is running from the isolated security of Chinatown, distraught over the marriage her uncle has arranged for her. Chance throws them together on the day of the San Francisco earthquake. Can two strangers from such different worlds work together to survive the terror of crumbling buildings, fire, looting, and chaos?
When Jonathan and his family go camping on Magpie Island, they look forward to a fun, relaxing weekend. But their fun quickly vanishes when Jonathan, his sister, Abby, and their dog, Moose, find themselves in the middle of a natural disaster. A devastating earthquake has hit, destroying their camper, knocking out the only bridge to the mainland, and leaving Jonathan, Abby, and their dog with no food, water, or shelter. Alone in the woods, can Jonathan manage to keep calm and save Abby and Moose--and stay alive himself?
It's another normal day in Alaska, where the beauty of the rugged landscape makes the hardships of winter worth enduring. This Northern life is good, you think, when suddenly-without warning-your world is ROCKED! The ground sways beneath your feet with sickening force. You've just been caught in the second strongest earthquake in history! Witness to Disaster: Earthquakes uses eyewitness accounts and pulse-racing narrative to bring readers into the terrifying heart of an earthquake. The first chapter documents the 1964 Alaskan quake that shook Prince William Sound with a 9. 2 magnitude force, and set off a tsunami that ultimately caused most of the deaths attributed to this frightening act of nature. The following chapters explore the deadly history of earthquakes and the seismic and geological science of this phenomenon. Readers learn how and why earthquakes occur, and what scientists can do to prevent casualties. The expansive back matter includes a list of sources to discover more about these fearsome catastrophes.
As Earth's inhabitants, we are pretty familiar with what the planet's surface looks like, but we seldom get a chance to look beneath Earth's crust. This captivating book takes a closer look at Earth's layers from crust to core. The volume discusses how Earth's layers contribute to the formation of its magnetic field and help fuel volcanic activity. Readers will learn the story of Earth's formation and come away knowing whether the planet's core is now growing warmer or cooling off. Fun photographs, useful diagrams, and age-appropriate language make these complex topics comprehensible to the book's lower-elementary audience.
Earth Science textbook
Maybe that plain old rock has gleaming jewels inside. Maybe Africa and South America used to be best friends. Maybe a clam that died 300 million years ago is in your backyard. What secrets is Earth hiding? These twenty-two poems leave no stone unturned in exploring the world's natural wonders. Crack this book open and watch geology sparkle.
This book explores four different regions of East Asia.
This book looks at culture in several different ways. As you read about the ways of life of some of East Asia's people, think about how their cultures might compare to your own.
Remarkable collection -- the only complete edition of these wonderful tales -- contains scores of classic Norwegian tales made even more attractive by 77 illustrations by famed children's artists. Second only to Grimm.
Ten stories from great Asbjørnsen and Moe collection include title story plus "Shortshanks" -- the tale of a wee lad who manages to defeat giant ogres -- "Princess on the Glass Hill," "Why the Sea Is Salt," "The Twelve Wild Ducks," "The Mastermaid," "Dapplegrim," "Tatterhood," and 2 other stories.
Your textbook contains many special features that will help you read, understand, and remember the people, geography, and history of the world.
This social studies textbook covers geography of Africa, Europe and Asia. It also contains charts, graphs and interactive maps, etc.
Using the simplest props and common household items -- handkerchiefs, string, rope, playing cards, coins, dice, thimbles -- children of all ages will amaze friends and family with these easy-to-learn magic tricks. From classic table stunts and mind-reading acts to dice divinations and more magical merriment, this fully illustrated guide carefully explains each trick step-by-step . . . and will turn amateurs into wizards in no time! Performers will baffle their audiences with:* The Color-Changing Handkerchief* The Dissolving Knots* Dollar Bill Mind Reading* Dice Mathemagic* The Disappearing Thimble* Drinking Glass Levitation* Penny Jumping* The Midas Dinner Rolland many more fun, fascinating illusions.
Children love card tricks, and with this book by an expert in magic and card conjuring, youngsters will be able to master a host of tricks especially designed for them.Tricks are arranged in order of difficulty, with the simplest at the beginning of the book. Clearly written, easy-to-follow instructions and over 60 helpful diagrams take aspiring magicians through each step -- from preparing and manipulating the cards to developing a line of patter (a necessary ingredient for any successful performance).Newcomers to the art of performing card tricks need no special skills -- just a willingness to practice -- to accomplish such astonishing stunts as finding a card under seemingly impossible conditions, causing a card to rise mysteriously from the deck, reading the spectator's mind, and 27 other mind-boggling maneuvers.