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BISAC Subject JNF051160

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Disasters

Surviving Accidents and Crashes

From the Series ShockZone ™ — True Survival Stories

Most people don't have to worry about being buried alive or falling into a sinkhole. And when you travel by plane, you don't usually end up plunging to the ground after takeoff. But accidents… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 613.6'9

Surviving Animal Attacks

From the Series ShockZone ™ — True Survival Stories

Wild animals are often cute. But even the most adorable creatures can sometimes snap and bite your face off. Sharks and grizzly bears certainly have the power to rip people limb-from-limb… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 591.5'3
Spring 2019

Surviving Antarctica: Ernest Shackleton

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

Explorer Ernest Shackleton and his crew hoped to be first to cross Antarctica from sea to sea, until their ship became trapped in the ice and began to sink. Survivors endured more than… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 919.89 [B]
Spring 2019

Surviving a Shark Attack: Bethany Hamilton

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

Surfer Bethany Hamilton paddled out into the ocean for a early morning session with friends. Suddenly, she was attacked by a tiger shark and badly wounded. Learn how Bethany managed to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 797.3/2092 [B]
Spring 2019

Surviving a Shipwreck: The Titanic

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

In 1912, more than 2,200 people sailed aboard the maiden voyage of the Titanic. Four days into its Atlantic crossing, the mammoth vessel sank. More than two-thirds of the passengers perished… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 910.9163/4
Spring 2019

Surviving a Space Disaster: Apollo 13

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

The Apollo 13 mission began smoothly. But an explosion on the spacecraft changed everything. Instead of landing on the moon, the astronauts were fighting for their lives. This true story… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 629.45/4
Spring 2019

Surviving a World War II Prison Camp: Louis Zamperini

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

During World War II, Louis Zamperini survived a plane crash, 46 days stranded on a life raft at sea, and two years in a prisoner-of-war camp. Discover how his strong will and positive… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 940.54/7252092 [B]

Surviving in Cold Places

From the Series ShockZone ™ — True Survival Stories

Do you have what it takes to survive in some of the world's coldest places? Imagine yourself stranded on a frigid mountain with no shelter and nothing but snow and rocks in every direction… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 363.34092'211
Fall 2019

Surviving in Space

From the Series Iron Will

Imagine being part of a three-man crew, hurtling through space on the way to the Moon, when something goes terribly wrong. You have limited supplies, limited fuel, and absolutely no way for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.2

Surviving in the Wilderness

From the Series ShockZone ™ — True Survival Stories

Would you eat a giant spider? Would you eat cooked spider eggs? What if you were starving to death? People stranded for long periods of time in the wilderness face questions like these. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 613.6'9

Surviving in Wild Waters

From the Series ShockZone ™ — True Survival Stories

Imagine a peaceful voyage at sea, with puffy clouds overhead and the gentle rise and fall of the waves. Now imagine that you're lost. There's a hurricane looming on the horizon. Sharks begin… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 910.4'52

Surviving Natural Disasters

From the Series ShockZone ™ — True Survival Stories

Earthquakes. Hurricanes. Meteorites. Tsunamis. The natural world is full of powerful forces that can kill you in an instant. Hiding in your closet won't save you. Clinging to your roof is a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 363.34
Fall 2019

Surviving the Cave

From the Series Iron Will

A young Thai soccer team and their coach entered a cave complex on June 23, only expecting to be inside a short while. But it was monsoon season in Thailand, and while the group was still… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.2
Fall 2019

Surviving the Ice

From the Series Iron Will

About 400 miles from the North Pole, a plane crashes, stranding its passengers in the freezing cold. There is little shelter, and temperatures dip dozens of degrees below freezing. With an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.0
Fall 2019

Surviving the Storm

From the Series Iron Will

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina reached New Orleans. It was a Category 5 hurricane, with winds up to 175 miles per hour. The entire city had been ordered to evacuate. But those who… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.2

The Children's Blizzard of 1888: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation

From the Series Cause-and-Effect Disasters

On January 12, 1888, a sudden blizzard barreled across Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, and the Dakota Territory. Blinding snow and howling wind took rural towns by surprise. Many children were… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 363.34/625097709034

The Great Chicago Fire: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation

From the Series Cause-and-Effect Disasters

On October 8, 1871, a fierce fire broke out in the bustling city of Chicago. Jumping rivers and burning miles of buildings and homes, the flames raged for more than two days. More than a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 977.3/11041

The Irish Potato Famine: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation

From the Series Cause-and-Effect Disasters

In the mid-1840s, potato blight ruined the crops of impoverished farmers across Ireland. Many families went hungry without their main source of food. Disease struck down people weakened by… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 941.5081

The Jamestown Colony Disaster: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation

From the Series Cause-and-Effect Disasters

In 1607, settlers from England established the Jamestown colony in North America. Unfamiliar with the land, they struggled to find food, and many fell victim to disease. As tension grew… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 975.5/4251
Spring 2019

They Survived (Alternator Books ® ) — eBook Set

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

Set

Discover the harrowing details behind the most fascinating survival stories. Mesmerizing narrative text describes how ordinary people acted in extraordinary ways to overcome life-or-death… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $263.94
  • Your Price: $197.96
  • 6 titles
Spring 2019

They Survived (Alternator Books ® ) — Library Bound Set

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

Set

Discover the harrowing details behind the most fascinating survival stories. Mesmerizing narrative text describes how ordinary people acted in extraordinary ways to overcome life-or-death… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $175.92
  • Your Price: $131.94
  • 6 titles

Tsunamis

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Forces of Nature

Do you know what a tsunami is? What causes a tsunami? What happens when a tsunami gets close to shore? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 551.46'37

When Nature Attacks — eBook Set

From the Series When Nature Attacks

Set

Nature can be ruthless. Explore the science behind the worst disasters to have hit the planet, including how they happen, what the environmental impact is, and how technological advancements… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $170.60
  • Your Price: $127.95
  • 4 titles

When Nature Attacks — Library Bound Set

From the Series When Nature Attacks

Set

Nature can be ruthless. Explore the science behind the worst disasters to have hit the planet, including how they happen, what the environmental impact is, and how technological advancements… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles