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Title:
Earthquakes
Author:
Thompson, Luke.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Children's Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
48 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 23 cm.
Summary:
Explains why earthquakes occur and describes the technology used to study them, the damage they inflict, and some of the more famous earthquakes in history.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
810 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.9 1.0 46877.

Reading Counts RC High School 7.1 4 Quiz: 22550 Guided reading level: T.
ISBN:
9780516233666

9780516235660
Format :
Book

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Perfect for reluctant readers who are curious about the destructive power of planet Earth, or who are researching a science paper. The Natural Disasters series explains how and why natural disasters occur, and how to stay safe if the reader should experience one.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 5
1 When the Earth Movesp. 9
2 Tipping the Scalesp. 21
3 Prediction and Safetyp. 31
Fact Sheetp. 40
New Wordsp. 42
For Further Readingp. 44
Resourcesp. 45
Indexp. 47
About the Authorp. 48

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