Leveled by an Earthquake!

Adam Reingold (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781936088560

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On May 12, 2008, a strong earthquake rocked Beichuan, China, destroying buildings and entire neighborhoods. When Beichuan's high school collapsed, 16-year-old Li Anning and her friends were trapped under the heavy rubble. Could the students survive until rescue workers arrived to save them? Eyewitness accounts and incredible photos bring to life the experiences of ordinary people who faced catastrophic danger---and lived to tell their stories. Kids will discover the causes and characteristics of earthquakes and learn about scientific advances that now help new buildings withstand the force of an earthquake. Safety tips show young readers what to do in case an earthquake occurs.

Reading Level
Lexile
920L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
O
ATOS
5.7
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Biographies Nature Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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