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Rissman, Rebecca

Summary: In "narrative nonfiction format, this ... book follows a selection of people who experienced the 2011 Japan Tsunami"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 363.34 RIS

Jones, Lucile M.

Summary: "By the world-renowned seismologist, a surprising history of natural disasters, their impact on our culture, and new ways of thinking about the ones to come Earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, volcanoes--these all stem from the same forces that give our planet life. It is only when they exceed our ability to withstand them that they become disasters. Viewed together, these events have shaped...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Designed for younger readers, this is an informative, fact-filled guide to all kinds of natural disasters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.34 Osb

Martens, J. D.

Summary: Dr. Suri Lahdka and Dr. Robert Miller discover an icy body capable of destroying all life on Earth. They begin working on saving the world--while dealing with the knowledge that the world might end--all on their own. Meanwhile, Jeremy Genser, a Houston High School Senior, and his friends struggle to come to terms with the world's possible demise in their own way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EPIC Escape, an imprint of EPIC Press 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAR

Griffey, Harriet.

Summary: Describes natural disasters which have occurred in various places throughout the world including the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D., the Yellow River flood in 1887, and the Australian bush fires in 1983.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 1998

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR BLUE GRI

Gwin, Minrose

Summary: A devastating tornado rips through the town of Tupelo, Mississippi, at the height of the Great Depression. Dovey, a black laundress, searches for her family. At the McNabb house she find the daughter of the house, Jo, who suffered a head wound. When a baby is found in the wreckage is it Jo's baby brother, Tommy, or Dovey's light-skinned great-grandson, Promise? The two women-- one black, one...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GWI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gwin 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

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong. The system built to protect the Earth is attacking it, and it's a race against the clock to uncover the real threat before a worldwide geostorm wipes out...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD GEO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GEO RATED PG-13

Eaton, Gale

Summary: Civilization rearranges nature for human convenience. Clothes and houses keep us warm; agriculture feeds us; medicine fights our diseases. It all works—most of the time. But key resources lie in the most hazardous places, so we choose to live on river flood plains, on the slopes of volcanoes, at the edge of the sea, above seismic faults. We pack ourselves into cities, Petri dishes for germs....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tilbury House Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 300 STO

Hering, Marianne

Summary: After tsunami waves sweep over the Imagination Station, it breaks down completely. Patrick and Beth wash up on the shores of Japan on September 1, 1923. The cousins fear if the waters doesn't get them, the earthquake will! Disaster engulfs the city of Tokyo, leaving families and friends separated and desperate. Thanks to a Japanese celebrity and a performing elephant, the cousins escape the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J IS 20

Hynes, Margaret

Summary: Presents an illustrated guide to such extreme weather phenomena as storms, tornadoes, lightning, blizzards, drought, and giant hail, as well as information about the ways that people deal with them and handle their aftermath.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kingfisher 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 551.5 HYN

Pfeffer, Susan Beth

Summary: After a meteor hits the moon and sets off a series of horrific climate changes, seventeen-year-old Alex Morales must take care of his sisters alone in the chaos of New York City.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphia 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC PFE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC PFE

Summary: The Pacific Ocean covers one third of the Earth's surface, holds half of the world's water, and hides the deepest place on the planet. It is a place where huge and iconic, rare and dazzling creatures live, and where creatures yet to be discovered lurk. Filmed in cinematic 4K, the program breaks the boundaries between land and sea to present the Pacific Ocean in a way never seen before.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BIG

Martens, J. D.

Summary: "Jeremy and his friends drive to Vail to escape possible rioting and anarchy after the United States reveals the truth about the comet. As the discontent continues on the ground, Dr. Miller and Dr. Lahdka must figure out a way to operate a satellite in Chile. Both scientists grapple with the ramifications of failure, while Jeremy searches for meaning in a new world. Meanwhile, something is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EPIC Escape, an imprint of EPIC Press 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAR

Orr, Wendy

Summary: Leira is starting her initiation as a priestess when her world is turned upside down. A violent earthquake leaves her home in pieces. And the goddess hasn't finished with the island yet. With her family, Leira flees across the sea to Crete, expecting sanctuary. But a volcanic eruption and tsunami throw the entire world into darkness. In the resulting chaos; Leira finds her noble-born privilege...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Allen & Unwin 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Dashner, James

Summary: Before WICKED was formed, before the Glade was built, before Thomas entered the Maze, sun flares hit the earth and mankind fell to disease.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2012

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Martens, J. D.

Summary: "Jeremy and Anna encounter many difficulties in the new apocalyptic United States. Dustin and Karina also find themselves returning to their home country as Seed Ambassadors for Global See Vault. Meanwhile, Robert and Major Winter are finding out that it will be much harder to leave North Korea than they had anticipated ... Will civilization rise again after coming to the brink of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EPIC Escape, an imprint of EPIC Press 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAR

Martens, J. D.

Summary: "After the comet's fracture, the world braces for one of the fragments to land somewhere on the Eurasian Plate. While humanity struggles to survive under these new onerous circumstances, Robert and his team must find a way--with limited resources--to stop the other comet fragments from hitting Earth. Hopefully, the new Vishnu spacecraft captained by Dr. Nia Rhodes will help keep Earth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EPIC Escape, an imprint of EPIC Press 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAR

Ward, Jesmyn.

Summary: Enduring a hardscrabble existence as the children of alcoholic and absent parents, four siblings from a coastal Mississippi town prepare their meager stores for the arrival of Hurricane Katrina while struggling with such challenges as a teen pregnancy and a dying litter of prize pups.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Elkins, Elizabeth

Summary: Overturned cars. Destroyed houses. Snapped power lines. The powerful winds of a tornado can cause a devastating amount of damage in a short time. Get an up-close look at how tornadoes form and learn about some of history’s worst twisters.

Format: text

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

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Muir-Wood, Robert

Summary: In The Cure for Catastrophe, global risk expert Robert Muir-Wood argues that our natural disasters are in fact human ones: We build in the wrong places and in the wrong way, putting brick buildings in earthquake country, timber ones in fire zones, and coastal cities in the paths of hurricanes. We then blindly trust our flood walls and disaster preparations, and when they fail, catastrophes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a Member of the Perseus Books Group 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Langley, Andrew

Summary: Stunning photographs help take readers into the world of natural disasters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kingfisher 2006

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Martens, J. D.

Summary: "Robert Miller must work together with North Korean scientists to find a way to keep the larger comet fragment from hitting Earth. Major Winter joins him as his bodyguard, leaving Jeremy and Anna to fend for themselves at his mansion. Janice has plans of her own up on the Ark, while Dustin and Karina realize that Israel is less hospitable now that the Earth's temperature has returned to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EPIC Escape, an imprint of EPIC Press 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAR

Martens, J. D.

Summary: "Dustin and Karina struggle to survive in Europe, while Jeremy returns to Houston with renewed vigor to help stop the comet. Meanwhile, the United States Government tries to find out more about a terrorist organization, the Soldiers of God. While Suri recovers from a terrorist attack, Robert struggles to work without his "partner in science." With the impact only months away, will they be able...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EPIC Escape, an imprint of EPIC Press 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAR