Earthquake!

Earthquake!

On A Peaceful Spring Morning Disaster Strikes San Francisco

Book - 2004
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Using never-before-published survivor narratives and informational sidebars, this book traces the moments of the early morning of April 19, 1906, when the city of San Francisco was struck by a devastating earthquake. Illustrations.
Publisher: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, 2004.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
ISBN: 9780786818822
0786818824
Call Number: 979.4 TANAKA
Characteristics: p. ; cm.
Subjects: San Francisco (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Fires -- California -- San Francisco -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Additional Contributors: Craig, David

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The 8.3 earthquake crumpled buildings, broke water mains and gas pipes, and was followed by fires burning most of the city, seen through the eyes of four young survivors.

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