Quake: disaster in San Francisco, 1906

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"Buildings were weaving in and out and the street pitched like a stormy sea. The ground shook with such violence that Jacob thought the world was coming to an end." It is before daybreak on April 18, 1906. Jacob Kaufman slips out of the wooden boarding house where he lives with his immigrant father and little sister Rosie, his father's harsh words still ringing in his ears. Suddenly the ground beneath his feet begins to rumble, buildings collapse and the street splits wide open as Jacob runs to find safety from a devastating earthquake. Fires engulf the city. He returns to find his father and sister... but there is nothing left of the building but a pile of sticks. Jacob and his dog join the throng of other people searching for shelter, food, fresh water...and loved ones who are missing. In award-winning author Gail Langer Karwoski's stirring fictional account of the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, young readers will relive the drama of the actual event and its devastating aftermath, through the courageous survival of a young boy. An Author's Note at the end carefully separates fact from fiction, giving young readers a glimpse into one of the worst earthquakes in modern history.
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ISBN:
9781561453108
9781935430551
9781561456109
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MG
Level 4.7, 6 Points
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770L
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Grouping Title quake disaster in san francisco 1906
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subject_facet Dogs -- Juvenile fiction, Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco -- Juvenile fiction, Electronic books, Immigrants -- Juvenile fiction, Jews -- Juvenile fiction, Jews -- United States -- Juvenile fiction, San Francisco (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction, San Francisco (Calif.) -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Quake : disaster in San Francisco, 1906
title_full Quake : disaster in San Francisco, 1906 / Gail Langer Karwoski ; illustrated by Robert Papp, Quake : disaster in San Francisco, 1906 [electronic resource] Karwoski, Gail, 1949-
title_short Quake :
title_sub disaster in San Francisco, 1906
topic_facet Dogs, Earthquakes, Electronic books, History, Immigrants, Jews