Haiti Earthquake Survival Stories

Natural Disaster True Survival Stories
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Through narrative nonfiction text, readers hear stories from survivors of the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a fast-fact section, fact-filled captions and callouts, a timeline of the disaster, infographics, a glossary, a listing of source notes, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.

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978-1-5038-0727-3
$38.95
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Narrative, Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2016
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2016-01-01
BISACS JNF037080, JNF037010
Dewey 363.34
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 640
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 4.7
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 179942
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Primary-source text, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
  • Disaster Strikes
  • Paying It Forward
  • Rescued at Last
  • Fortunate to Be Alive
  • Just Get Me Out of Here!
  • Miracle Boy
  • Glossary
  • Source Notes
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Marne Ventura

Marne Ventura is the author of more than 20 books for kids. She loves writing about science, technology, health, and crafts. She also contributes stories to children's magazines. Marne lives with her husband on the central coast of California.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Natural Disaster True Survival Stories from School Library Journal on April 1, 2016

Following a two-page overview of the title event, each volume presents four or five dramatic accounts of people who experience the effects. Photos of survivors accompany many stories, including those of a small boy pulled from Haiti’s earthquake rubble and a man floating on his… View →