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Vecchini, Silvia

Summary: "Matteo, Guilia, and Federico have ordinary lives: they spend time with friends, help out their families, go to school, and deal with the many mood swings that come with growing up. Then, in a single night, everything changes. The ground shakes. An earthquake devastates their town and their security. But after everything is gone, life must go on. Anger and fear affect everyone in the community,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 VEC

Grylls, Bear

Summary: Fatima is having fun camping with her friends, but she is afraid the dark. She has to get through a ruined city at night, avoiding the dangers of crumbling buildings, cracks in the ground and fallen masonry without power or light.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, a division of EDC Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GRY

Wheaton, Mark

Summary: "A woman tries to find her way home in a world decimated by earthquakes, but there are people determined to stop her and harvest her DNA. Alice wakes up in the Los Angeles Quake Zone in 2025 having no idea how she got there. As her memories slowly return, she finds she's being hunted by several armed groups intent on capturing her alive. At the same time, Este, a survivor of the quakes that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WHE

Blundell, Judy.

Summary: It is 1906, and when her family is cheated out of their tavern, fourteen-year-old Minnie Bonner is forced to become a maid to the Sump family, who are moving to San Francisco--three weeks before the great earthquake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y DA BLU

Dirgo, Craig.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC DIR

McKee, David.

Summary: Elmer the patchwork elephant and his cousin Wilbur investigate a distant noise and see their friend Super El rescue Old, a pink elephant whose 100th birthday celebration caused an earthquake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anderson Press USA 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCK

Melinek, Judy

Summary: "When an earthquake strikes San Francisco, forensics expert Jessie Teska faces her biggest threat yet in this explosive new mystery from the New York Times bestselling duo There's a body crushed under a load of pipes on a San Francisco construction site, and medical examiner Dr. Jessie Teska is on call. So it's her job to figure out who it is--and her headache when the autopsy reveals that the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2021

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King, Wesley

Summary: Mr. Baker's eighth grade class thought they were in for a normal field trip to Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico, but their journey takes a terrifying turn when an earthquake hits and the students are plunged into a frigid underground lake, forcing them to fight for survival and find their way back above ground.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KIN

Young, Thomas W.

Summary: Afghan Air Force adviser Lieutenant Colonel Michael Parson and his interpreter, Sergeant Major Sophia Gold, are reunited for a mission in Afghanistan. Following a devastating earthquake in the region, Parson and Gold find their aid and rescue efforts strained when a Taliban splinter group further destabilizes the area with deadly violence.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC YOU

Rowland, Laura Joh.

Summary: When the shogun's carefully regulated court is thrown into chaos by a massive earthquake in 1703 Japan, Sano Ichiro investigates the poisoning murders of a nobleman's daughters to prevent the regime's takeover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROW

Sparrow, Katherine

Summary: After moving to a new city, Celia learns that a recent earthquake was caused by monsters and is recruited by a group of kids who believe Celia must save the city.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SPA

Melinek, Judy

Summary: Forensics prodigy Jessie Teska investigates a carefully staged fatal accident that is further complicated by a major earthquake that decimates San Francisco.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEL

Steel, Danielle

Summary: "Meredith White was one of Hollywood's most recognizable faces. But a personal tragedy cut her acting career short and alienated her from her family. For the last fifteen years, Meredith has been living alone in San Francisco with two trusted caretakers. Then, on a muggy late summer day, a massive earthquake strikes Northern California, plunging the Bay Area into chaos. Without a moment's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STE

Jenkins, Jerry B.

Summary: When the great earthquake called "the wrath of the Lamb" strikes, the members of the Young Trib Force are separated, with some of them in custody, and they must rely on their Christian faith to help them survive the disaster.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2000

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC JEN

Steel, Danielle

Summary: "A reclusive woman opens up her home to her neighbors in the wake of a devastating earthquake, setting off events that reveal secrets, break relationships apart, and bring strangers together to forge powerful new bonds"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC STE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC STE

Steel, Danielle.

Summary: In the aftermath of a San Francisco earthquake, the lives of four strangers will converge.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC STE

Watson, Jesse Joshua.

Summary: A young boy finds hope when he is given an old soccer ball to play with in the wake of Haiti's devastating earthquake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WAT

Behrens, Rebecca

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Hannah's first real babysitting job turns into a nightmare when a major earthquake knocks out power and phones, cuts off the island, and leaves her stranded with two children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BEH

Steel, Danielle.

Summary: A Bay Area earthquake that shakes up the lives of three beautiful, talented yet somehow unfulfilled women. Sarah Sloane, 30-something wife of Seth, a wildly successful hedge fund entrepreneur, and mother of two, has planned to perfection a high-ticket charity auction. The only thing she hasn't counted on is the biggest seismic event to hit San Francisco since 1906 and the aftershocks it will...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 0000

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC STE

Sittenfeld, Curtis.

Summary: From an early age, Kate and her identical twin sister, Violet, knew that they were unlike everyone else. Kate and Vi were born with peculiar 'senses,' innate psychic abilities concerning future events and other people's secrets. Though Vi embraced her visions, Kate did her best to hide them.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SIT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SIT

Steel, Danielle.

Summary: In the wake of an earthquake that interrupts a celebrity-studded charity dinner dance at the Ritz Carlton in San Francisco, the lives of four strangers are transformed by the tragedy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Steel

Hill, Jonathan

Summary: "Eight years ago an earthquake--the Big One--hit along the Cascadia fault line, toppling cities and changing landscapes all up and down the west coast of the United States. Life as we know it changed forever. But for Vietnamese American Virginia Crane, life changed shortly after the earthquake, when her mother left and never came back. Ginny has gotten used to a life without her mother, helping...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press 2020

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Steel, Danielle.

Summary: On a warm May night in San Francisco, the Ritz-Carlton ballroom shimmers with crystal and silver as a glittering, celebrity-studded crowd gathers for a charity dinner dance. The evening is perfect-until, just minutes before midnight, the room begins to sway. Glass shatters. And as the lights go out, people begin to scream.... In the earthquake's aftermath, the lives of four strangers will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC STE

Chancy, Myriam J. A.

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "At the end of a long, sweltering day, as markets and businesses begin to close for the evening, an earthquake of 7.0 magnitude shakes the capital of Haiti, Port-au-Prince. Award-winning author Myriam J. A. Chancy masterfully charts the inner lives of the characters affected by the disaster--Richard, an expat and wealthy water-bottling executive with a secret daughter; the daughter, Anne, an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tin House 2021

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