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5,000 Miles to Freedom
Written by Dennis Fradin and Judith Fradin
National Geographic Children's Books | Hardcover | January 2006
$19.95/27.50(Canada) | 978-0-7922-7885-6 (0-7922-7885-2)

What would it take for slaves to escape from slavery in the Deep South, 1,000 miles from freedom and then on to England during the period of the Fugitive Slave Act? For most slaves the thought of escape was unimaginable. But fear did not stop Ellen and William Craft from chasing... Read more






Witness to Disaster: Hurricanes
Written by Dennis Fradin and Judith Fradin
National Geographic Children's Books | Hardcover | September 2007
$16.95/21.95(Canada) | 978-1-4262-0111-0 (1-4262-0111-7)

Step into the eye of the storm. Follow the action, from the first news reports of a hurricane called Katrina gathering out at sea, to eyewitness accounts of those who survive the epic devastation she finally wreaks along the Gulf Coast.

Then look back at the history of these catastrophic storms... Read more






Witness to Disaster: Volcanoes
Written by Dennis Fradin and Judith Fradin
National Geographic Children's Books | Hardcover | August 2007
$16.95/21.95(Canada) | 978-0-7922-5376-1 (0-7922-5376-0)

Your world is about to change forever. Beneath your feet, a molten hell brews—and its boiling fury can no longer be contained within the Earth's thin crust.

A farmer's field in Mexico is about to become the birthplace of the 2,000-foot high volcano known as Paracutin. Volcanoes brings you the shocking... Read more






Volcano!
Written by Judith Fradin and Dennis Fradin
National Geographic Children's Books | Trade Paperback | July 2010
$6.95/7.99(Canada) | 978-1-4263-0815-4 (1-4263-0815-9)

True-life accounts from a wide variety of people, including scientists, sightseers, and thrillseekers, add to the compelling readability of this book that gives readers both a historical perspective on the human experience of volcanoes and a scientific perspective on why they occur and what scientists are doing to help people stay out of the... Read more






Witness to Disaster: Droughts
Written by Judy Fradin and Dennis Fradin
National Geographic Children's Books | Hardcover | September 2008
$16.95/21.95(Canada) | 978-1-4263-0339-5 (1-4263-0339-4)

You're a farmer in 1930s Oklahoma and you never thought you’d see this day. Your fields have literally turned to dust. This Depression the radio folks were talking about just reached the heartland.

The epic disaster of the Dust Bowl brings home the cruel consequences of drought. The calamity that struck Depression-era... Read more






Witness to Disaster: Earthquakes
Written by Judy Fradin and Dennis Fradin
National Geographic Children's Books | Hardcover | April 2008
$16.95/21.95(Canada) | 978-1-4263-0211-4 (1-4263-0211-8)

It’s another normal day in Alaska, where the beauty of the rugged landscape makes the hardships of winter worth enduring. This Northern life is good, you think, when suddenly—without warning—your world is ROCKED! The ground sways beneath your feet with sickening force. You’ve just been caught in the second strongest earthquake... Read more






Tornado!
Written by Judy Fradin and Dennis Fradin
National Geographic Children's Books | Hardcover | April 2011
$16.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-1-4263-0779-9 (1-4263-0779-9)

Through riveting narrative and eyewitness stories, young readers learn what it's really like to be caught in a monster tornado. Captivating first-person accounts and news reports detail survivors' experiences of the most destructive tornadoes ever to occur in the United States. And thrill-seekers' reports add to the drama and suspense. Historical... Read more






Witness to Disaster: Tsunamis
Written by Judy Fradin and Dennis Fradin
National Geographic Children's Books | Hardcover | June 2008
$16.95/21.95(Canada) | 978-0-7922-5380-8 (0-7922-5380-9)

It’s another beautiful day of your paradise vacation in South Asia. You look out onto a calm sea on this day after Christmas, already looking forward to ringing in 2005. But why is the ocean receding so far from shore? Are those fish flapping around in the sand? Something is not... Read more





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