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Title:
When the earth shakes : earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis
Author:
Winchester, Simon, author.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Viking, [2015]
Physical Description:
71 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 x 27 cm
Summary:
"'New York Times' bestselling author, explorer, journalist, and geologist Simon Winchester- who's been shaken by earthquakes in New Zealand, skied through Greenland to help prove the theory of plate tectonics, and even charred the soles of his boots climbing a volcano- looks at the science, technology, and societal impact of these inter-connected natural phenomena"--
Language:
English
Reading Level:
Age 10 and up.

Grade 7 and 8.

NC 1290 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.2 3.0 175008.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 11. 6 Quiz: 66419.
ISBN:
9780670785360
Format :
Book