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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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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: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2016

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Tarshis, Lauren.

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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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Tarshis, Lauren

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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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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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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: "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

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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2017

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Tarshis, Lauren

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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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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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Tarshis, Lauren

1 hold on 6 copies

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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Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: George Calder must be the luckiest kid alive. He and his little sister, Phoebe, are sailing with their aunt on the Titanic, the greatest ship ever built. George can't resist exploring every inch of the incredible boat, even if it keeps getting him into trouble. Then the impossible happens--the Titanic hits an iceberg and water rushes in. George is stranded, alone and afraid, on the sinking...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 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. This Revolutionary War had started as a thrilling fight for freedom. All Nate...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

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.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

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,...

Format: text

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.

Format: text

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.

Format: text

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.

Format: text

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

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Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: The next installment in the New York Times bestselling I Survived series from Lauren Tarshis. In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Tarshis shines a spotlight on the story of the Normandy landings, the largest seaborne invasion in history and foundation for the Allied victory in World War II.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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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: 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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