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Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: Follows the experiences of a young boy who struggles to escape the catastrophic A.D. 79 eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

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3 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Tarshis 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TAR

Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: Sand flew up into Danny's eyes. And then from behind him, a huge explosion seemed to shatter the world. The force lifted Danny off his feet and threw him onto the ground. And then Danny couldn't hear anything at all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Tarshis 2011

Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: A young Jewish boy escapes the ghetto and finds a group of resistance fighters in the forests of Poland, and he must determine if he has what it takes to survive the Nazis and fight back.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2014

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: When John Hale's parents moved from Chicago to a farm in the Dakota Territory in the late 1880s, he was not happy (too hot in summer, too cold in winter, and that is just the beginning); but after a year, and now eleven, he has settled in and made some friends at school--but when a sunny day in January 1888 turns abruptly into a deadly blizzard he will need all his strength and courage to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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2 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Tarshis 2018

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: Historical fiction. When disaster strikes, heroes are made. New York Times bestselling author Lauren Tarshis brings history's most exciting and terrifying events to life in the thrilling I SURVIVED series In this collection, witness unforgettable kids who, against all odds, survived sinking ships, shark attacks, the most destructive hurricane to hit North America, and the bombing that launched...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: Eleven-year-old Melody Vega and her family visit Glacier National Park every summer, but this year Mel comes face-to-face with a terrifying grizzly bear.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc./Scholastic Press 2018

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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2 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Tarshis 2018

Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: "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,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 363.34 TAR

Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: Barry's family tries to evacuate before Hurricane Katrina hits their home in New Orleans. But when Barry's little sister gets terribly sick, they're forced to stay home and wait out the storm. At first, Katrina doesn't seem to be as bad as predicted. But overnight the levees break, and Barry's world is literally torn apart. He's swept away by the floodwaters, away from his family. Can he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Tarshis 2011

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: The battlefield was soaked in blood. Screams of injured soldiers rang through the air. Eleven-year-old Nathaniel Knox knelt behind a rock, his gun clutched in his shaking hands. Nate had been heading to New York City to find his father. But now he was trapped in a terrible gunfight between American and British troops. -- But King George was like a snake with America gripped in his fangs - and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2017

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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2 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Tarshis 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TAR

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: Oscar Starling never wanted to come to Chicago. But then Oscar finds himself not just in the heart of the big city but in the middle of a terrible fire! No one knows exactly how it began, but one thing is clear: Chicago is like a giant powder keg about to explode. An army of firemen is trying to help, but this fire is a ferocious beast that wants to devour everything in its path, including...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2015

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Tarshis 2015

Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Tarshis 2012

Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: In July, 1916, Chet Roscow is fascinated by news accounts of the great white shark said to be attacking people along the New Jersey shore not far from his home, but when he goes swimming in Matawan Creek he discovers the truth of the stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Tarshis 2010

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: A massive earthquake and devastating tsunami hit Japan while Ben is visiting his late father's hometown, pulling Ben's family apart and leaving him stranded in a strange country during an epic disaster.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: A young boy in the middle of one of the deadliest tornado to strike the United States since 1947.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic, Inc. 2015

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: "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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Tarshis 2013

Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: Ten-year-old Leo loves being a newsboy in San Francisco -- not only does he get to make some money to help his family, he's free to explore the amazing, hilly city as it changes and grows with the new century. Horse-drawn carriages share the streets with shiny new automobiles, new businesses and families move in every day from everywhere, and anything seems possible. But early one spring...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: "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...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: Eleven-year-old Danny Crane is alone on his favorite beach in Hawaii when the world is torn apart and World War II officially hits the United States. Does he have what it takes to find his way home in the midst of the bombs, the smoke, and the destruction of the day that will live in infamy.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: Eleven-year-old Dexter has always wanted to see a tornado. So when he gets the incredible opportunity to go storm chasing with the famous Dr. Norman Rays, he has to say yes! Dr. Rays is the host of Tornado Mysteries, the show that Dex and his older brother, Jeremy, watched every night until Jeremy joined the U.S. Navy SEALs and left Joplin.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2017

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Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: Eleven-year-old Melody Vega and her family visit Glacier National Park every summer, but this year Mel comes face-to-face with a terrifying grizzly bear.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2018

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Tarshis, Lauren

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Summary: When Paul, a French boy living in a Nazi controlled village, finds an American paratrooper in a tree near his home, he has a chance to play a role in the Allies plan to crush the Nazis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Tarshis 2019

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: A deadly and strange disaster. It's been four years since Carmen and Papa moved from Italy to Boston. Life here is exciting, but not always easy. And then there's the massive metal tank that rises up over their crowded North End neighborhood. The ugly tank, filled with sticky brown molasses, has always leaked. But nobody imagined that it could one day explode apart, sending a tsunami of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC TAR

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: Three stories of survival, including eleven-year-old Bennett Satterlee and his brother, Ethan, who survived the 2011 Joplin Tornado, a skier in Alaska who was caught underneath the weight of an avalanche, and fourteen-year-old Ariel Creamer, whose home was right in the path of Hurricane Sandy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J 363.34 Tar

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: On May 18, 1980, eleven-year-old Jessie Marlowe and her best friends, Eddie and Sam, are in a forest near Mount St. Helens when the months of wondering whether the volcano will erupt are finally answered--all three are badly burned, but it is up to Jessie to protect the boys as best she can and hope that somebody comes to rescue them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Tarshis 2016