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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

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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.

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2019

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2016

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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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.

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

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2017

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Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: From 14-year-old Joseph Dunn who was the lone survivor of the Shark Attacks of 1916, to 9-year-old Mike Kramer who, with the help of his quick-thinking parents, survived the Peshtigo fire of 1871 (which took place on the very same day in history as the Great Chicago Fire!), to the 13-year-old girl who survived a terrifying attack by a box jellyfish, this is a collection of unforgettable...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

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Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: A quirky and utterly logical seventh-grade girl named Emma-Jean Lazarus discovers some interesting results when she gets involved in the messy everyday problems of her peers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2007

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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,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2014

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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. This Revolutionary War had started as a thrilling fight for freedom. All Nate...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2017

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Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: On the day that shocks the world, one boy just wants to find his family. A powerful addition to the gripping I survived series.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: For eleven year-old Hugo Ballard, flying on the Hindenburg is a dream come true. Hugo, his parents, and his four-year-old sister Gertie, are making the thrilling four thousand mile journey across the Atlantic in a zeppelin as big as the Titanic. But as the zeppelin gets ready to land, a blast rocks the Hindenburg and fire consumes the ship. The entire disaster lasts a mere thirty-two seconds,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2016

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2012

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

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Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: Excited to board the Titanic with his aunt and little sister, ten-year-old George begins to explore the ill-fated ship's first-class storage cabin when the ship is rocked by a collision with an iceberg and begins to sink.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2017

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2015

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