I Survived Series By Lauren Tarshis 22 Books Collection Set – Ages 7-12 – Paperback

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Titles in this set:
I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912
I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916
I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005
I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941
I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake, 1906
I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001
I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863
I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011
I Survived the Invasion, 1944
I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79
I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871
I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011
I Survived the Hindenburg Disaster, 1937
I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980
I Survived the American Revolution, 1776
I Survived the Children’s Blizzard, 1888
I Survived the Attack of the Grizzlies, 1967
I Survived the Battle of D-Day, 1944
I Survived the Great Molasses Flood, 1919
I Survived the California Wildfires, 2018
I Survived the Galveston Hurricane, 1900
I Survived the Wellington Avalanche, 1910
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I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912
Ten-year-old George Calder can’t believe his luck — he and his little sister, Phoebe, are on the famous Titanic, crossing the ocean with their Aunt Daisy. The ship is full of exciting places to explore, but when George ventures into the first class storage cabin, a terrible boom shakes the entire boat. Suddenly, water is everywhere, and George’s life changes forever.
Lauren Tarshis brings history’s most exciting and terrifying events to life in this bestselling series. Readers will be transported by stories of amazing kids and how they survived!

I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916
Based on true events! It’s the summer of 1916 and the Jersey shore is being terrorized by a Great White shark. Can 10-year-old Chet and his friends survive a swim in the local creek?
Chet Roscow is finally feeling at home in Elm Hills, New Jersey. He has a job with his uncle Jerry at the local diner, three great friends, and the perfect summertime destination: cool, refreshing Matawan Creek.But Chet’s summer is interrupted by shocking news. A great white shark has been attacking swimmers along the Jersey shore, not far from Elm Hills. Everyone in town is talking about it. So when Chet sees something in the creek, he’s sure it’s his imagination. . . until he comes face-to-face with a bloodthirsty shark!

I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005
This story focuses on Barry Tucker and his family, who live in the New Orleans Lower Ninth Ward, a neighborhood that had been flooded by a hurricane years before. The family plans to evacuate as Katrina is bearing down on New Orleans. But then Barrys little sister Cleo gets sick, and the family has no choice but to hunker down at home. Barry is swept away by the flood waters, and crosses paths with a killer dog named Cruz. And through it all he learns that he is way braver than he ever imagined.

I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941
70 years later, the bombing of Pearl Harbor comes to life for a new generation of readers!
History’s most terrifying moments are brought vividly to life in the action-packed fictional I SURVIVED series! Do you have what it takes to survive … the bombing of Pearl Harbor?Eleven-year-old Danny Crane is alone on his favorite beach in Hawaii when the world is torn apart and World War II officially hits the United States. Does he have what it takes to find his way home in the midst of the bombs, the smoke, and the destruction of the day that will live in infamy?

I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake, 1906
The terrifying details of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake jump off the page!
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 it changes and grows with the new century. Horse-drawn carriages share the streets with shiny new automobiles, new businesses and families move in every day from everywhere, and anything seems possible.But early one spring morning, everything changes. Leo’s world is shaken — literally — and he finds himself stranded in the middle of San Francisco as it crumbles and burns to the ground. Does Leo have what it takes to survive this devastating disaster?The I SURVIVED series continues with another thrilling story of a boy caught in one of history’s most terrifying disasters!

I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001
On the day that shocks the world, one boy just wants to find his family. A powerful addition to the gripping I Survived series.
The only thing Lucas loves more than football is his Uncle Benny, his dad’s best friend at the fire department where they both work. Benny taught Lucas everything about football. So when Lucas’s parents decide the sport is too dangerous and he needs to quit, Lucas has to talk to his biggest fan.So the next morning, Lucas takes the train to the city instead of the bus to school. It’s a bright, beautiful day in New York. But just as Lucas arrives at his uncle’s firehouse, everything changes — and nothing will ever be the same again.

I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863
Thomas and his little sister Birdie have spent their whole lives as slaves on a farm in Virginia. Its a hard life, but at least they are together. But then one day, men come to take Thomas away, and Thomas realizes he has no choice: he and Birdie must escape to the North. With slave hunters on their trail, they rush into the dark forest, beginning a journey they hope will lead to freedom. But soon they are swept up into the bloodiest battle in American history: The Battle of Gettysburg.

I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011
The disaster felt around the world . . .
Visiting his dad’s hometown in Japan four months after his father’s death would be hard enough for Ben. But one morning the pain turns to fear: first, a massive earthquake rocks the quiet coastal village, nearly toppling his uncle’s house. Then the ocean waters rise and Ben and his family are swept away-and pulled apart-by a terrible tsunami.Now Ben is alone, stranded in a strange country a million miles from home. Can he fight hard enough to survive one of the most epic disasters of all time?

I Survived the Invasion, 1944
One of the darkest periods in history…
In a Jewish ghetto, Max Rosen and his sister Zena struggle to live after their father is taken away by the Nazis. With barely enough food to survive, the siblings make a daring escape from Nazi soldiers into the nearby forest.Max and Zena are brought to a safe camp by Jewish resistance fighters. But soon, bombs are falling all around them. Can Max and Zena survive the fallout of the Nazi invasion?

I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79
The beast beneath the mountain is restless…

No one in the bustling city of Pompeii worries when the ground trembles beneath their feet. The beast under the mountain Vesuvius, high above the city, wakes up angry sometimes — and always goes back to sleep.But Marcus is afraid. He knows something is terribly wrong — and his father, who trusts science more than mythical beasts, agrees. When Vesuvius explodes into a cloud of fiery ash and rocks fall from the sky like rain, will they have time to escape — and survive the epic destruction of Pompeii?

I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871
Could an entire city really burn to the ground?
Oscar Starling never wanted to come to Chicago. But then Oscar finds himself not just in the heart of the big city, but in the middle of a terrible fire! No one knows exactly how it began, but one thing is clear: Chicago is like a giant powder keg about to explode.An army of firemen is trying to help, but this fire is a ferocious beast that wants to devour everything in its path, including Oscar! Will Oscar survive one of the most famous and devastating fires in history?

I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011
A destructive force is about to hit the city of Joplin…
Eleven-year-old Dexter has always wanted to see a tornado. So when he gets the incredible opportunity to go storm chasing with the famous Dr. Norman Rays, he has to say yes! Dr. Rays is the host of Tornado Mysteries, the show that Dex and his older brother, Jeremy, watched every night until Jeremy joined the U.S. Navy SEALs and left Joplin. Dex certainly knows how deadly tornadoes can be, but this one isn’t heading toward Joplin, and wouldn’t it be great to have a brave and exciting story of his own to tell Jeremy when he comes home? But when the tornado shifts direction, Dexter’s bravery is about to get seriously tested…

I Survived the Hindenburg Disaster, 1937
The greatest flying machine ever built is about to crash…For eleven-year-old Hugo Ballard, flying on the Hindenburg is a dream come true. Hugo, his parents, and his four-year-old sister, Gertie, are making the thrilling four-thousand-mile journey across the Atlantic in a zeppelin as big as the Titanic.But as the zeppelin gets ready to land, a blast rocks the Hindenburg and fire consumes the ship. The entire disaster lasts a mere thirty-two seconds, but in those few seconds, Hugo finds himself separated from his family and in a desperate race to escape the flames. The Hindenburg is doomed. And so, it seems, is Hugo. Will he survive this historic disaster?

I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980
The mountain exploded with the power of ten million tons of dynamite…

Eleven-year-old Jessie Marlowe has grown up with the beautiful Mount St. Helens always in the background. She’s hiked its winding trails, dived into its cold lakes, and fished for trout in its streams. Just looking at Mount St. Helens out her window made Jess feel calm, like it was watching over her somehow. Of course, she knew the mountain was a volcano… but not the active kind, not a volcano that could destroy and kill!

Then Mount St. Helens explodes with unimaginable fury. Jess suddenly finds herself in the middle of the deadliest and most destructive volcanic event in U.S. history. Ash and rock are spewing everywhere. Can Jess escape in time?

I Survived the American Revolution, 1776
The battlefield was soaked in blood. Screams of injured soldiers rang through the air.

Eleven-year-old Nathaniel Knox knelt behind a rock, his gun clutched in his shaking hands. Nate had been heading to New York City to find his father. But now he was trapped in a terrible gunfight between American and British troops.This Revolutionary War had started as a thrilling fight for freedom. The 13 American colonies were breaking apart from England, away from King George III. The colonies would band together to become a brand-new country: The United States of America! But King George was like a snake with America gripped in his fangs – and he didn’t want to let go. So now it was war – brutal, bloody war. And America was being crushed by the mighty British army. Thousands of American troops were either dead or dying in filthy British prison ships. General George Washington’s army was in tatters.

All Nate wanted was to find his father…and to get out of here alive.

I Survived the Children’s Blizzard, 1888
Eleven-year-old John Hale has already survived one brutal Dakota winter, and now he’s about to experience one of the deadliest blizzards in American history. The storm of 1888 was a monster, a frozen hurricane that slammed into America’s Midwest without warning. Within hours, hundreds would be dead, thousands terrified, lost, and freezing.

John’s inner strength is seriously tested when he finds himself trapped in the blinding snow, the wind like a giant crushing hammer pounding him over and over again. Will John ever find his way home?

I Survived the Attack of the Grizzlies, 1967
No grizzly has ever killed a human in Glacier before . . . until tonight. Eleven-year-old Melody Vega and her family come to Glacier National Park every year, and it’s always been a place where she can forget her troubles. But this year is different. With Mom gone, every moment in the park is a heartbreaking reminder of the past.Then Mel comes face-to-face with the mighty grizzly. Now her only thought is one of survival. Mel will soon be a part of one of the most tragic seasons in the history of America’s national parks – a summer of terror that will forever change ideas about how grizzlies and humans can exist together in the wild.

I Survived the Battle of D-Day, 1944
Set in June 1944, the story is told by eleven-year-old Paul Colbert as he witnesses the fiery crash of an Allied plane on a cliff above Omaha Beach. Then the story backs up and gives the reader firsthand information in the backstory of D-Day. Paul is growing up in the town of Le Roc, France when World War II begins. Five years later he is walking near the cliffs when a pigeon swoops down from the sky and badgers Paul to follow him. What Paul finds is an Allied soldier caught in a parachute high up in a tree.

Paul helps the paratrooper escape to an old abandoned castle, where they reconnect with members of the French Resistance. Together they help sabotage weapons that the Nazis have hidden. Then, captured by the Nazis, Paul fears for his life, just as the Allied invasion of Normandy, D-Day, begins.

I Survived the Great Molasses Flood, 1919
One hundred years ago, a killer wave of molasses struck a crowded Boston neighborhood.
It’s been four years since Carmen and Papa moved from Italy to Boston. Life here is exciting, but not always easy. And then there’s the massive metal tank that rises up over their crowded North End neighborhood. The ugly tank, filled with sticky brown molasses, has always leaked. But nobody imagined that it could one day explode apart, sending a tsunami of molasses into the streets. Caught in the flood, Carmen must fight for her life – the life that she and Papa built together in America. But where will she find the strength?

I Survived the California Wildfires, 2018
California continues to be ravaged by devastating wildfires. Lauren Tarshis’s heart pounding story tells of two children who battle the terrifying flames and — despite the destruction — find hope in the ashes.
The people of Northern California were used to living with the threat of wildfires. But nothing could have prepared them for the devastating 2018 fire season, the deadliest in 100 years and the most destructive in history.In the 20th I Survived book, readers join eleven-year-old Josh as he leaves his New Jersey home for the rural northern California town where his cousins live. Still reeling from the life-changing challenges that propelled him and his mother across the country, Josh struggles to adapt to a more rustic, down-to-earth lifestyle that couldn’t be more different from the one he is used to.Josh and his cousin bond over tacos and reptiles and jokes, but on a trip into the nearby forest, they suddenly find themselves in the path of a fast-moving firestorm, a super-heated monster that will soon lay waste to millions of acres of wilderness and — possibly — their town. Josh needs to confront the family issues burning him up inside, but first he’ll have to survive the flames blazing all around him.

I Survived the Galveston Hurricane, 1900
More than a century later, the Galveston Hurricane of 1900 is still America’s deadliest disaster. Lauren Tarshis’s story of one child surviving the horrible event churns with page-turning action and bold hope.
The city of Galveston, Texas, was booming. Perched on an island off the southern coast of Texas, Galveston had been founded in the 1830s. By 1900, it was Texas’s richest and most important city. Boats loaded up with American cotton and wheat steamed from Galveston to countries around the world. Arriving ships were crowded with immigrants. The streets, paved with crushed oyster shells, sparkled like they’d been sprinkled with diamonds.

True, this glittering city was prone to flooding. But just a few years before, a weather forecaster had said the idea of a hurricane striking Galveston was absurd.

So when a storm started brewing on September 8, 1900, no one believed it would be any worse than previous storms. They gathered on the beach to cheer on the wild waves. But what started as entertainment soon turned into a nightmare as those wild waves crashed into the city. By morning, hundreds of homes were destroyed. Eight thousand people were dead. The city had all but disappeared,

In this thrilling installment of Lauren Tarshis’s bestselling I Survived series, one child finds safety only to head back into the treacherous waters to make sure his neighbors are safe.

I Survived the Wellington Avalanche, 1910
The Wellington snow slide of 1910 was–and still is–the deadliest avalanche in America’s history. Lauren Tarshis’s story of one child surviving the frozen nightmare pounds with page-turning action and heartwarming hope.
The snow came down faster than train crews could clear the tracks, piling up in drifts 20 feet high. At the Wellington train depot in the Cascade Mountains, two trains sat stranded, blocked in by snow slides to the east and west. Some passengers braved the storm to hike off the mountain, but many had no choice but to wait out the storm.

But the storm didn’t stop. One day passed, then two, three . . . six days. The snow turned to rain. Then, just after midnight on March 1, a lightning storm struck the mountain, sending a ten-foot-high wave of snow barreling down the mountain. The trains tumbled 150 feet. 96 people were dead.

The Wellington avalanche forever changed railroad engineering. bestselling author Lauren Tarshis tells the tale of one girl who survived, emerging from the snow forever changed herself.