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The Earth Under Sky Bear's Feet: Native American Poems of the Land

by Joseph Bruchac Thomas Locker

"A thoughtful collection that eloquently bears out the theme of unity of all creatures. " --School Library Journal Native American elders will tell you there is as much to see in the night as in the familiar light of day, and here Abenaki storyteller and American Book Award recipient Joseph Bruchac offers twelve unforgettable stories of the living earth seen from the sky. "From the Mohawk and Missisquoi peoples of the Northeastern United States to the Pima, Cochiti Pueblo, and Navajo people of the Southwest to the Subarctic Inuit, these pieces reflect an awe and appreciation of the natural world. Locker's deeply hued paintings burst with the beauty of night. " --The Horn Book

Earthfall (Earthfall Trilogy #1)

by Mark Walden

The battle for mankind is about to begin in this riveting story of Earth's invasion from the author of the H. I. V. E. series. Sam awakens to see strange vessels gathered in the skies around London. As he stares up, people stream past, walking silently toward the enormous ships, which emit a persistent noise. Only Sam seems immune to the signal. Six months later, he is absolutely alone. Or so he thinks. Because after he emerges from his underground bunker and is wounded by a flying drone, a hail of machine-gun fire ultimately reveals two very important truths: One, Sam is not, in fact, alone. And two, the drone injury should have killed him--but it didn't. With his home planet feeling alien and the future unstable and unclear, Sam must navigate a new world in this gripping adventure.

Earthling Ambassador (Nicola Berry: Earthling Ambassador Series #1)

by Liane Moriarty Shannon Bonatakis

Nicola Berry has only one day left to save the world. Armed with little more than her two closest friends, her annoying brother, her more annoying archrival, and an unusually tall alien named Shimlara, Nicola's not sure she's up to the task. She must convince the awful princess of Globagaskar to end her sinister plan of turning the Earth into a giant garbage can.

Earthquake!

by Kudlinski Kathleen V.

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.

Earthquake in the Early Morning (Magic Tree House #24)

by Mary Pope Osborne Sal Murdocca

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.

Earthquake Terror

by Peg Kehret

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?

Earthquakes

by Franklyn M. Branley

Read and find out about one of nature's most mysterious forces--the earthquake. Some earthquakes are so small that you don't even feel them, while others can make even big buildings shake! Learn why earthquakes happen, where they are most likely to occur, and what to do if one happens near you.

Earthquakes!

by Helen Dwyer

Provides information about earthquakes through eyewitness accounts from survivors and rescue workers

Earthquakes

by Seymour Simon

Seymour Simon knows how to explain science to kids and make it fun. He was a teacher for over twenty years, has written more than 250 books, and has won multiple awards. In Earthquakes, Simon introduces elementary-school readers to earthquakes through engaging descriptions and stunning full-color photographs. He teaches readers why and how earthquakes happen and the damage they can cause through pictures, diagrams, and maps. He also gives real life examples of earthquakes that have occurred all over the world. This book includes a glossary and index. Supports the Common Core State Standards

Earthquakes: Witness to Disaster

by Dennis Fradin Judy Fradin

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.

Earth's Layers

by Jason D. Nemeth

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.

Earthshake: Poems from the Ground Up

by Lisa Westberg Peters

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.

Easter Egg Disaster (A Harry & Emily Adventure)

by Karen Gray Ruelle

Oh no! Harry and Emily are decorating eggs. It is very, very messy. It is only the beginning of an Easter egg disaster! How will Harry and Emily get everything right before the Easter Bunny arrives?

Eats, Shoots & Leaves

by Lynne Truss

Anxious about the apostrophe? Confused by the comma? Stumped by the semicolon? Join Lynne Truss on a hilarious tour through the rules of punctuation that is sure to sort the dashes from the hyphens. We all had the basic rules of punctuation drilled into us at school, but punctuation pedants have good reason to suspect they never sank in. 'Its Summer!' screams a sign that sets our teeth on edge. 'Pansy's ready', we learn to our considerable interest ('Is she?') as we browse among the bedding plants. It is not only the rules of punctuation that have come under attack but also a sense of why they matter. In this runaway bestseller, Lynne Truss takes the fight to emoticons and greengrocers' apostrophes with a war cry of 'Sticklers unite!'

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Edgar & Ellen: Under Town

by Charles Ogden

A towering crisis interrupts the twins' usual mayhem: The mayor is about to build his monstrous Knightlorian Hotel right next door! But as they try to halt construction, Edgar and Ellen encounter a new foe -- an unknown prankster who's stealing their thunder (and their best schemes)! To stop the rash of copycat capers the twins must descend into the sewers, but what they discover there is stranger than anything they could have imagined. A mysterious journal, a secret laboratory, a villain's hideaway -- there's a lot more than sewage running beneath Nod's Limbs!

Edge Chronicles: Beyond the Deepwoods

by Chris Riddell Paul Stewart

THE TWIG TRILOGY, Book IWhen thirteen-year-old Twig discovers that he was abandoned at birth by an unknown outsider, he leaves his woodtroll family behind and sets off on a journey through and beyond the dangerous Deepwoods. As he makes his way through a nightmarish world of goblins and trogs, bloodthirsty beasts and flesh-eating trees, only two things keep Twig going: the mystery of his identity and the promise of a heroic destiny. . . .

Edge Chronicles: Midnight Over Sanctaphrax

by Chris Riddell Paul Stewart

THE TWIG TRILOGY, Book IIIOut in the open sky, a ferocious storm threatens the magnificent floating city of Sanctaphrax. Only Twig, who has dared to sail over the Edge, knows of the approaching danger. But before he can return home, his sky ship is destroyed, scattering his crew across the world and robbing him of all memory. Without Twig, will the Edge be lost forever?

Edge Chronicles: Midnight Over Sanctaphrax

by Chris Riddell Paul Stewart

THE TWIG TRILOGY, Book IIIOut in the open sky, a ferocious storm threatens the magnificent floating city of Sanctaphrax. Only Twig, who has dared to sail over the Edge, knows of the approaching danger. But before he can return home, his sky ship is destroyed, scattering his crew across the world and robbing him of all memory. Without Twig, will the Edge be lost forever?

Edge Chronicles: Midnight Over Sanctaphrax

by Chris Riddell Paul Stewart

THE TWIG TRILOGY, Book IIIOut in the open sky, a ferocious storm threatens the magnificent floating city of Sanctaphrax. Only Twig, who has dared to sail over the Edge, knows of the approaching danger. But before he can return home, his sky ship is destroyed, scattering his crew across the world and robbing him of all memory. Without Twig, will the Edge be lost forever?

Edge Chronicles: The Winter Knights

by Chris Riddell Paul Stewart

THE QUINT TRILOGY, Book IIIn the great floating city of Sanctaphrax, blizzards howl through the streets as the Edgeworld descends into an endless winter. Quint, the son of a sky pirate, has just begun his training at the Knights Academy--training that involves heading out over the Edge on tethers to develop his flying skills. But when Quint breaks the rules and sets off for Open Sky on his own, he runs into the great sky leviathans known as cloud-eaters and must use all his skill and ingenuity if catastrophe is not to strike the Edgeworld. . . .

The Edge on the Sword

by Rebecca Tingle

An adventure worthy of legend, for fans of Game of Thrones and Rangers Apprentice When fifteen-year-old Æthelflæd is suddenly and reluctantly betrothed to an ally of her father, the king, her world will never be the same. For as a noblewoman in the late 800s, she will be expected to be meek and unlearned-and Flæd is anything but meek and unlearned. Her marriage will bring peace to her land, but while her royal blood makes her a valuable asset, she is also a vulnerable target. And when enemies attack, Flæd must draw upon her skills and fight to lead her people to safety and prove her worth as a princess-and as a warrior. .

Edith Wilson: The Woman Who Ran the United States (Women of Our Times)

by James Cross Giblin

Edith Wilson had faced the deaths of her son and first husband and had run a business before she met President Woodrow Wilson. Throughout their courtship and marriage, the president involved her in his work. When a stroke, in 1919, confined him to bed, the newspapers called her, "America's First Woman President," because no one met with him, without seeing her first. Was she running the country? The author explores this question, using quotes from Edith Wilson's memoir and courtship letters.

Edward and the Pirates

by David M. Mcphail

Edward is a voracious reader of anything he can get his hands on, even seed catalogs in a pinch. One night, while reading a book about pirates, Edward finds himself surrounded by the salty sailors who think his book might tell them where their treasure is buried. They beg, threaten, and bribe him to no avail, but when Edward's father scares the pirates with a shower of arrows, Edward feels sorry for them and relinquishes the book. As it turns out, the pirates can't read, so Edward reads the book aloud to them.

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