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6 edition of The San Francisco earthquake found in the catalog.

The San Francisco earthquake

by James House

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Lucent House in San Diego, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • San Francisco (Calif.),
  • California,
  • San Francisco
    • Subjects:
    • Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco -- History -- 20th century.,
    • San Francisco (Calif.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • San Francisco (Calif.) -- History.

    • About the Edition

      An account of the earthquake of 1906 in San Francisco, during which fires began which raged unchecked over the city, virtually destroying it.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 60-61) and index.

      Statementby James House and Bradley Steffens ; illustrations by Maurie Manning ... [et al.].
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesWorld disasters
      ContributionsSteffens, Bradley, 1955-, Manning, Maurie. ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF869.S357 H68 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2210881M
      ISBN 101560060034
      LC Control Number89033558

      Leo Ross is an year-old orphan living in San Francisco in He sells newspapers and thinks often of his dead father. Leo never met his grandfather, but Papa used to tell stories of Grandpop’s adventures while crossing the United States at age Jacob Kaufman hasn't had an easy life. When the historic San Francisco earthquake hits, he is separated from his father and sister. This story tells of a street dog who helps reunite the family. PJ Our Way offers free, monthly Jewish chapter books to kids years of age.

        San Francisco had experienced earthquakes in , , and but nothing like the event. Just after am on Ap a noise "like the roar of 10, lions" rose as the entire city began to tremble and shake. Cable cars abruptly stopped, City Hall crumbled, and the Palace Hotel’s glass roof splintered and littered the courtyard below. The Picture Story Of San Francisco Earthquake Book George Rice C C Pierce. $ Free shipping. VINTAGE COMPLETE STORY of the SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE BOOK. $ $ Shipping: + $ Rating: % positive.

      The San Francisco Earthquake, () About book: I Survived was an ok book about a kid named Leo, his "annoying" friend Morris and two bullies named Wilkie and Fletch. Leo gets his gold stolen by the worst bullies in town and he tries to get it back. But soon he notices that he is in the middle of a gigantic earthquake/5(2). Read " San Francisco Earthquake" by Richard Hansen available from Rakuten Kobo. One of the greatest disasters of the twentieth century, in words and photos. The Great Earthquake and Fire of was a 2/5.


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The San Francisco Earthquake of The Story of the Deadliest Earthquake in American History by Charles River Editors | out of 5 stars The book "I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake, " was a good historical novel. Small chapters are in this reading and there are good descriptions of the conflicts that are happening.

The San Francisco earthquake book The plot has Leo walking the streets trying to find a place to make money and be safe/5. What Was the San Francisco Earthquake. On Apat a.m., an earthquake ripped through the city of San Francisco.

It lasted only forty-seven seconds. But it tore apart hundreds of buildings and streets. Many people were killed in their beds when their houses collapsed. More were injured and would die later/5(11). The San Francisco Earthquake was an extremely interesting and informative book.

The information in this work went far beyond anything I had previously read or learned in United State history classes. The detail is astounding, and the eye witness accounts of the disaster made me want to read more/5.

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The three titles-The San Francisco Calamity by Earthquake and Fire and San Francisco's Great Disaster and San Francisco's Horror of Earthquake and Fire, were issued inin the disaster's immediate aftermath, by three separate publishers including two in Philadelphia, P.W.

Ziegler Co. and Globe Bible Publishing Co. Look out for the earthquake. The Earth Dragon Awakes is one of the best books ever. It is mostly about two kids named Chin, and Henry trying to survive an earthquake.

This is a serious book about a real-life event, the San Francisco earthquake. First the brothers are just living a normal life then all a sudden a earthquake comes/5(5). The San Francisco Earthquake: A Minute-by-Minute Account of the Disaster The San Francisco Earthquake is an important look at how the city has handled catastrophe in the past—and how it may handle it in the future.

all highly successful in bookstores and book clubs, all acclaimed in the United States and abroad. Brand: Open Road Media. In this addition to the What Was. series, kids will experience what it was like to be in San Francisco in when the ground buckled in a major, catastrophic earthquake.

One early April morning inthe people of San Francisco were jolted awake by a mammoth earthquake—one that registered on the Richter Scale. Peter Yanev, a San Francisco-based structural engineer and the founder of EQE, a pioneer consulting firm in the field of seismic risk, has.

San Francisco Earthquake of On Octoa magnitude earthquake hit the San Francisco Bay Area, killing 67 people and. This is a salesman's copy of a book coming out on the great San Francisco Quake as well as other world disasters with a religious slant of gods wrath.

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On the morning of Apa massive earthquake shook San Francisco, California. Though the quake lasted less than a minute, its immediate impact was disastrous.

The earthquake also ignited several fires around the city that burned for three days and destroyed nearly city blocks. At approximately a.m. on Apa powerful earthquake ripped through the city of San Francisco. Roadways rose and fell like ocean waves. Crumbling walls and chimneys rained glass and bricks onto sidewalks and streets, and crowded rooming houses suddenly vanished into heaps of splintered wood.

Yet San Francisco's ordeal had only begun. This book tells the story of the San Francisco earthquake of The story is told from two perspectives. The first is from the Travis family.

and Mrs. Travis along with their son Henry are with the family dog in their house when the earthquake strikes. The second perspective is from the Travises' "houseboy" Ah Sing and his son, : Karey Pustejovsky.

Synopsis This is the story of the San Francisco earthquake of It contains never before published documents of the insurance companies, the military, and the Red Cross to tear away the myths and expose the real villains and heroesThe last big earthquake in the United States came at a.m.

on Apin San Francisco. It happened at a.m. on Apin San Francisco. To this day, it remains one of the worst natural disasters in American history—and this definitive book brings the /5(9).

The Great Earthquake and Fire of is an unparalleled disaster in the history of San Francisco. More than square miles of San Francisco burned and crumbled into a windswept desert of desolation.

We will see this scene from behind the camera, covering before the earthquake through the fire and into the rebuilding of the city.

The waterfront in the east to Golden Gate. The terrifying details of the San Francisco earthquake jump out of the audio. Ten-year-old Leo loves being a newsboy in San Francisco.

Not only does he get to make some money to help his family, he's free to explore the amazing, hilly city as. On Apa magnitude earthquake centered near the city of San Francisco struck, toppling hundreds of buildings and starting city-wide fires that burned for days. The San Francisco earthquake and fire Bancroft Library presents the San Francisco earthquake and fire | San Francisco earthquake and fire Presents a collection of selected primary sources materials on the San Francisco earthquake and fire in digital format.

Prepared by the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Project, a project.Book Guide: If You Lived San Francisco Earthquake Can't find what you're looking for? Scholastic Teachables— worksheets, lesson plans, learning games, and more!The great earthquake broke loose some 20 to 25 seconds later, with an epicenter near San Francisco.

Violent shocks punctuated the strong shaking which lasted some 45 to 60 seconds. The earthquake was felt from southern Oregon to south of Los Angeles and inland as far as central Nevada.