Earthquake

San Francisco, 1906

Earthquake

(Part of Survival!)
For Ages: 8 - 12
Can two kids survive the biggest disaster of 1906? Find out in this gripping tale of historical fiction, part of the Survivors series.

Brendan O’Connor is delivering pastries to the bustling businesses and elegant hotels of San Francisco, dreaming that someday he will be part of that life.

Li Dai Yue is running from the isolated security of Chinatown, distraught over the marriage her uncle has arranged for her.

Chance throws them together on the day of the San Francisco earthquake. Can two strangers from such different worlds work together to survive the terror of crumbling buildings, fire, looting, and chaos?
  • Aladdin | 
  • 160 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781481400794 | 
  • July 2014 | 
  • Grades 4 - 6

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Kathleen Duey
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Kathleen Duey

Kathleen Duey’s works include the middle grade American Diaries and Survivors series, as well as the well-reviewed chapter book series The Unicorn’s Secret and its companion series, The Faeries’ Promise. She is also the National Book Award–nominated author of Skin Hunger. She lives in Fallbrook, California.

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Karen A. Bale

Karen A. Bale grew up in southern California and graduated from the University California Riverside. She has written seventeen historical romances, including the successful seven-book Sweet Medicine’s Prophecy series. She has done freelance work for several years, including helping to write two nonfiction books. Karen still resides in southern California, ten miles from the Pacific Ocean.

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