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

Author: Lauren Tarshis

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545442990

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

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On the day that shocks the world, one boy just wants to find his dad. A powerful addition to the gripping I SURVIVED series. The only thing Lucas loves more than football is his Uncle Benny, his dad's best friend at the fire department where they both work. Benny taught Lucas everything about football. So when Lucas's parents decide the sport is too dangerous and he needs to quit, Lucas has to talk to his biggest fan. So the next morning, Lucas takes the train to the city instead of the bus to school. It's a bright, beautiful day in New York. But just as Lucas arrives at his uncle's firehouse, everything changes -- and nothing will ever be the same again.
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I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001

Author: Lauren Tarshis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780545206938

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 82

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When Lucas decides to skip school because he wants to discuss football with a firefighter friend of his father, he finds himself caught up in the terrorist attacks on New York City.
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I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic 1912

Author: Lauren Tarshis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781643101354

Category:

Page: 96

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George Calder and his sister, Phoebe, are sailing with their aunt on the Titanic when the ship is rocked by a collision with an iceberg. Suddenly, water is everywhere, and George's life changes forever! History's most exciting and terrifying events come to life in this NYT bestselling series.
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I Survived the Attack of the Grizzlies, 1967 (I Survived #17)

Author: Lauren Tarshis

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545919843

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

View: 5274

No grizzly has ever killed a human in Glacier before . . . until tonight. Eleven-year-old Melody Vega and her family come to Glacier National Park every year, and it's always been a place where she can forget her troubles. But this year is different. With Mom gone, every moment in the park is a heartbreaking reminder of the past. Then Mel comes face-to-face with the mighty grizzly. Now her only thought is one of survival. Mel will soon be a part of one of the most tragic seasons in the history of America's national parks - a summer of terror that will forever change ideas about how grizzlies and humans can exist together in the wild.
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I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944 (I Survived #9)

Author: Lauren Tarshis

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 054563380X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

View: 4166

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. Does he have what it takes to survive the Nazis -- and fight back?
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I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 (I Survived #7)

Author: Lauren Tarshis

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545532256

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

View: 5053

The bloodiest battle in American history is under way . . . It's 1863, and Thomas and his little sister, Birdie, have fled the farm where they were born and raised as slaves. Following the North Star, looking for freedom, they soon cross paths with a Union soldier. Everything changes: Corporal Henry Green brings Thomas and Birdie back to his regiment, and suddenly it feels like they've found a new home. Best of all, they don't have to find their way north alone-they're marching with the army. But then orders come through: The men are called to battle in Pennsylvania. Thomas has made it so far . . . but does he have what it takes to survive Gettysburg?
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I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011 (I Survived #8)

Author: Lauren Tarshis

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545560101

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

View: 1515

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. But one morning the pain turns to fear: first, a massive earthquake rocks the quiet coastal village, nearly toppling his uncle's house. Then the ocean waters rise and Ben and his family are swept away-and pulled apart-by a terrible tsunami. Now Ben is alone, stranded in a strange country a million miles from home. Can he fight hard enough to survive one of the most epic disasters of all time?
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I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 (I Survived #2)

Author: Lauren Tarshis

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 9780545414876

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

View: 3906

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? In the summer of 1916, ten year-old Chet Roscow is captivated by the local news: a Great White shark has been attacking and killing people up and down the Atlantic Coast, not far from Chet's hometown of Springfield, New Jersey. Then one day, swimming with his friends, Chet sees something in the water. . .
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I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 (I Survived #15)

Author: Lauren Tarshis

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545919754

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

View: 8943

Bestselling author Lauren Tarshis tackles the American Revolution in this latest installment of the groundbreaking, New York Times bestselling I Survived series. British soldiers were everywhere. There was no escape. Nathaniel Fox never imagined he'd find himself in the middle of a blood-soaked battlefield, fighting for his life. He was only eleven years old! He'd barely paid attention to the troubles between America and England. How could he, while being worked to the bone by his cruel uncle, Uriah Storch? But when his uncle's rage forces him to flee the only home he knows, Nate is suddenly propelled toward a thrilling and dangerous journey into the heart of the Revolutionary War. He finds himself in New York City on the brink of what will be the biggest battle yet.
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I Survived the Children's Blizzard, 1888 (I Survived #16)

Author: Lauren Tarshis

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545919797

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

View: 8989

Bestselling author Lauren Tarshis tackles the Children's Blizzard of 1888 in this latest installment of the groundbreaking, New York Times bestselling I Survived series.
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Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell In Love

Author: Lauren Tarshis

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 110104649X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 176

View: 2584

A heartwarming story from the author of the I Survived series The endearing, if not quirky, Emma-Jean Lazarus is back in the companion to Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree. When Emma-Jean thinks about asking Will Keeler to the Spring Fling dance, she gets a fluttering feeling in her heart. What would someone like Will say to someone like Emma-Jean? After all, Emma-Jean is a little?different. Meanwhile, Emma- Jean?s best friend, Colleen, has a secret admirer. With the Spring Fling just days away, she asks Emma-Jean to figure out who he is so maybe then Colleen could ask him to the dance. It?s a perfect plan. But what Emma-Jean discovers could have consequences for everyone?. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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I Survived Collection #1

Author: Lauren Tarshis

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545668662

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 448

View: 1673

The thrilling first four books in the bestselling I SURVIVED series! Includes I SURVIVED THE SINKING OF THE TITANIC, 1912, I SURVIVED THE SHARK ATTACKS OF 1916, I SURVIVED HURRICAN KATRINA, 2005, and I SURVIVED THE BOMBING OF PEARL HARBOR, 1944.
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I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor 1941

Author: Lauren Tarshis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781643101361

Category:

Page: 86

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On the morning Danny plans to stow away on a ship out of Pearl Harbor, the skies fill with fighter planes, bombs pound the harbor, and bullets rain down on the beaches. Does he have what it takes to find his way home in the midst of the destruction of the day that will live in infamy?
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Nature Attacks! (I Survived True Stories #2)

Author: Lauren Tarshis

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545853400

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 176

View: 6865

REAL KIDS. REAL DISASTERS. The author of the New York Times-bestselling I Survived series brings us more harrowing true stories of real kids up against terrible forces of nature. From fourteen-year-old lone survivor of the shark attacks of 1916, to nine-year-old who survived the Peshtigo fire of 1871 (which took place on the very same day in history as the Great Chicago Fire!), here are four unforgettable survivors who managed to beat the odds. Read their incredible stories: The Deadly Shark Attacks of 1916 The Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871 A Venomous Box Jellyfish Attack The Eruption of Mount Tambora
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I Survived True Stories: Five Epic Disasters

Author: Lauren Tarshis

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545789745

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 176

View: 6351

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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Third Grade Mermaid

Author: Peter Raymundo

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545918170

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

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Cora is a small mermaid with a BIG personality. But like so many mermaids in the third grade, she is struggling to truly be herself. She wants to be like the Singing Sirens, the most glamorous swim team in the sea. Unfortunately, an annoying road--er, seablock--keep getting in her way. When Cora fails her spelling test, her coach says she can’t be on the team unless she gets an A on the next one! Can Cora conquer her spelling test, make the swim team, AND stay true to herself at the same time?
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I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79 (I Survived #10)

Author: Lauren Tarshis

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545662869

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

View: 4686

The beast beneath the mountain is restless... No one in the bustling city of Pompeii worries when the ground trembles beneath their feet. The beast under the mountain Vesuvius, high above the city, wakes up angry sometimes -- and always goes back to sleep. But Marcus is afraid. He knows something is terribly wrong -- and his father, who trusts science more than mythical beasts, agrees. When Vesuvius explodes into a cloud of fiery ash and rocks fall from the sky like rain, will they have time to escape -- and survive the epic destruction of Pompeii?
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America Is Under Attack

September 11, 2001: The Day the Towers Fell

Author: Don Brown

Publisher: Flash Point

ISBN: 1466807954

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 8361

One of School Library Journal's Best Nonfiction Books of 2011One of Horn Book's Best Nonfiction Books of 2011 On the ten year anniversary of the September 11 tragedy, a straightforward and sensitive book for a generation of readers too young to remember that terrible day. The events of September 11, 2001 changed the world forever. In the fourth installment of the Actual Times series, Don Brown narrates the events of the day in a way that is both accessible and understandable for young readers. Straightforward and honest, this account moves chronologically through the morning, from the terrorist plane hijackings to the crashes at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and Pennsylvania; from the rescue operations at the WTC site in New York City to the collapse of the buildings. Vivid watercolor illustrations capture the emotion and pathos of the tragedy making this an important book about an unforgettable day in American history.
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Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree

Author: Lauren Tarshis

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440631387

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 1678

A heartwarming story from the author of the I SURVIVED series. Emma-Jean Lazarus is the smartest and strangest girl at William Gladstone Middle School. Her classmates don?t understand her, but that?s okay because Emma-Jean doesn?t quite get them either. But one afternoon, all that changes when she sees Colleen Pomerantz crying in the girl?s room. It is through Colleen that Emma-Jean gets a glimpse into what it is really like to be a seventh grader. And what she finds will send her tumbling out of a tree and questioning why she ever got involved in the first place. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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