Witness to Disaster
Witness to Disaster by Dennis Brindell Fradin
Book DescriptionThis book includes true-life accounts from a wide variety of people, including scientists, sightseers, and thrill-seekers, add to the compelling readability of this book that gives readers both a historical perspective on the human experience of Tsunamis and a scientific perspective on why they occur and what scientists are doing to help people stay out of the way.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780792253808
(256mm x 239mm x 10mm)
Imprint: National Geographic Society
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publish Date: 15-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Dennis Brindell Fradin
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The true story behind the acclaimed movie 12 Years a Slave, this book is based on the life of Solomon Northup, a free black man from New York who was captured in the United States and sold into slavery in Louisiana.
Price of Freedom, Hardback (February 2013)
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Zora!, Hardback (October 2012)
The life and times of African American writer Zora Neale Hurston, a larger-than-life personality, controversial advocate of equal rights, and brilliant author of "Their Eyes Were Watching God."
Tornado!, Paperback (June 2011)» View all books by Dennis Brindell Fradin
Through stories, this title helps young readers learn what it's like to be caught in a monster tornado. It includes first-person accounts and news reports that detail survivors' experiences of the most destructive tornadoes ever to occur in the United States.
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Author Biography - Dennis Brindell Fradin
Judy and Dennis Fradin have collectively written over 150 books. This dynamic couple is well known for their carefully researched books recounting harrowing times in history. Their many awards include the 2004 SCBWI Golden Kite Honor book award for The Power of One: Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine, and the School Library Journal Best Book of the Year for 5,000 Miles to Freedom: Ellen and William Craft s Flight from Slavery. Their most recent National Geographic title was Earthquakes."
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