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Grylls, Bear

Summary: "For more than a decade, Bear Grylls has introduced TV viewers to the most dramatic wilderness survival situations, through his hit shows such as Man Vs. Wild. Now, with How to Stay Alive, Bear reveals to readers his full toolkit of survival tactics, from everyday basics like avoiding blisters to once-in-a-lifetime events like surviving a kidnapping. Opening with the most essential survival...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.69 GRY

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 613.69 GRY

Hand, Carol

Summary: "Wildfire destruction is worse than it should be. In the 2017 fires, robocalls and digital alerts came too late to help many people. Warnings reached only a small percentage of the population. A better understanding of wildfires is badly needed. STEM concepts--ideas from the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math--can provide a foundation for developing new solutions for dealing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.37 HAN

Hanel, Rachael.

Summary: "Describes the fight for survival during a major earthquake"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC YOU

Henry, Katie

Summary: Ellis Kimball, sixteen, whose anxiety disorder causes her to prepare for the imminent end of the world, meets Hannah, who claims to know when it will happen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Graff, Garrett M.

Summary: "The eye-opening truth about the government's secret plans to survive a catastrophic attack on US soil--even if the rest of us die--a roadmap that spans from the dawn of the nuclear age to today"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 GRA

Boy Scouts of America

Summary: An overview of emergency preparedness, including home, automobile, outdoor, and weather-related emergency actions, disasters, saving lives, community and national emergency services, and how to get involved in emergency service projects.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boy Scouts of America 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 369.43 EME

Summary: Whether due to acts of terrorism, hate, or mental instability, mass shootings have become all too commonplace. This documentary series examines this disturbing phenomenon from the points of view of victims, family members, emergency medical workers and first responders, who bravely risk their own lives in the face of grave danger. Each episode recounts a specific incident using archival...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime 2017

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Harrison, Kathy

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: The next severe storm, power outage, or financial meltdown could hit at any time. Having a household contingency plan and being part of a strong, resilient community could mean the difference between life and death. This friendly and highly accessible guide introduces the most important, practical steps your whole family can take to ensure survival in short- or long-term emergencies. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Publishing 2018

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Koppel, Ted

Summary: In this tour de force of investigative reporting, Ted Koppel reveals that a major cyberattack on America's power grid is not only possible but likely, that it would be devastating, and that the United States is shockingly unprepared.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 363 KOP

Raum, Elizabeth.

Summary: "You're a meteorology student fascinated by storms. But Mother Nature can be unpredictable. Situations can quickly turn deadly when extreme weather is involved. What do you do when: you're in a van full of people and a tornado suddenly appears to be headed right for you? A hurricane gains strength along the Florida coast, but you're unable to convince people to leave their homes? A flash flood...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC YOU

Tyler, Madeline

Summary: "Few apocalypses are as scary as nuclear war. What could be more horrifying than doom humans bring upon themselves? Readers of this ultimate survival guide will go on a spine-chilling adventure through a nuclear war. They'll learn tips to survive the extreme destruction. Readers will also learn about cause and effect, and problems and solutions, which are standards of the English Language Arts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 355.02 TYL

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: U.S. G.P.O. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.335 FAI

Summary: Examines how, in the weeks and months following the Hurricane Katrina disaster of 2005, New Orleans musicians attempted to re-establish the Big Easy's music scene. Features interviews and performances of Dr. John, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville, Marcia Ball, Kermit Ruffins, Cowboy Mouth, and the Iguanas. Discusses the shock, sorrow, and courage the musicians experienced as they struggled to return...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC NEW

Gassman, Julie

Summary: "Presents the heroic sea evacuation of September 11, 2001 with narrative text and vivid illustrations"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974 GAS

Summary: Ed Hemsler spends his life preparing for a disaster that may never come, and Ronnie Meisner spends her life shopping for things she may never use. These two people will try to find love while trying not to get lost in each other's stuff.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Tomorrow 2019

Summary: Living through a disaster is not a question of if, it's a question of when. This lecture offers a practical guide for protecting the individual, their family, and their community. Taught by Professor Stephen Owen of Radford University, these fourteen fast-paced lectures will arm viewers with information for planning ahead so they can prepare for the effects of a disaster or catastrophe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.34 OWE

Gutman, Dan

Summary: When A.J. and his friends sign up for Beaver Scouts, they find that their scout leader, Miss Blake, is only interested in preparing them for emergency disasters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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

Cobb, Jim.

Summary: PREPARE. SURVIVE. THRIVE. Is your survival plan complete from A to Z? Are you truly 100 percent prepared? Because if you overlook one vital area, fail to stock one critical supply, or underestimate one potential danger, your whole plan could come crashing down.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ulysses Press 2013

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Forstchen, William R.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "From the author of the smash hit, New York Times bestselling One Second After series comes a thriller in which the survival of humanity itself is at stake. The countdown is on. In less than forty eight hours, Earth will be hit by a major solar storm. At first, it is thought to be a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) that will severely damage our world's electronic infrastructure. A crisis to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Associates 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

McAnulty, Stacy

Summary: "When seventh-grader Eleanor reads an article online claiming that an asteroid will hit Earth in April, she starts an underground school club to prepare kids for the end of the world as we know it"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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O'Connell, Mark

Summary: "By the author of the award-winning To Be a Machine, a deeply considered look at the people and places in confrontation with the end of our days We're alive in a time of worst-case scenarios: The weather has gone uncanny, volatile. Our old post-war alliances are crumbling. Everywhere you look there's an omen, a joke whose punchline is the end of the world. How are we to live in the shadow of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.6 O'CO

Jacobs, Daniel

Summary: Blowout is the first comprehensive account of the legal, economic, and environmental consequences of the April 2010 blowout at a BP well in the Gulf of Mexico. The accident destroyed the Deepwater Horizon oil rig and killed eleven people. The resulting offshore oil discharge, the largest ever in the United States, polluted much of the Gulf for months, wreaking havoc on its inhabitants.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brookings Institution Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.8 JAC

Ripley, Amanda.

Summary: Nine out of ten Americans live in places at significant risk of earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, terrorism, or other disasters. Tomorrow, some of us will have to make split-second choices to save ourselves and our families. How will we react? What will it feel like? Will we be heroes or victims? Will our upbringing, our gender, our personality--anything we've ever learned, thought, or...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.935 RIP

Koppel, Ted

Summary: Imagine a blackout lasting not days, but weeks or months. Tens of millions of people over several states are affected. For those without access to a generator, there is no running water, no sewage, no refrigeration or light. Food and medical supplies are dwindling. Devices we rely on have gone dark. Banks no longer function, looting is widespread, and law and order are being tested as never...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 KOP

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.11 KOP

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