Books tagged: earthquake relief effort

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Dust in the Wind: Real FEMA Disaster Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,400. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » History » American
Second Edition. Forget the hype of news reports and what media showed you during history-making disasters: Hurricanes Hugo, Andrew and Iniki to the Northridge Earthquake plus more. Follow Robert Winter, a 25-year FEMA inspector, at ground level as he encounters the true story, the grit, triumphs and tragedies of how these disasters played out in people's lives around the world on a daily basis.
Broken Ground: An Explosive Account Of The Haiti Earthquake
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,350. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Broken Ground is a gripping new novel that takes the reader on an extraordinary journey into the heart of an impoverished nation. Told through the words of first time writer Patrick Doyle, the young Irishman delivers a personal, honest and sometimes harrowing testament on his experiences of life in Haiti.
Quake!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,560. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
When the deadly Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989 hits, fourteen-year-old Franny witnesses the devastation of her community and is called upon to save the lives of her family and her best friend. "Cottonwood spins his tale with great immediacy and power. Characters are multidimensional and convincing. Readers will find this one inspiring and thought-provoking."—School Library Journal