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Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: Barry's family tries to evacuate before Hurricane Katrina hits their home in New Orleans. But when Barry's little sister gets terribly sick, they're forced to stay home and wait out the storm. At first, Katrina doesn't seem to be as bad as predicted. But overnight the levees break, and Barry's world is literally torn apart. He's swept away by the floodwaters, away from his family. Can he...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JPB FIC Tarsh

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: 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. -- But King George was like a snake with America gripped in his fangs - and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Tarsh

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: Follows the experiences of a young boy who struggles to escape the catastrophic A.D. 79 eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

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Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: 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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: Excited to board the Titanic with his aunt and little sister, ten-year-old George begins to explore the ill-fated ship's first-class storage cabin when the ship is rocked by a collision with an iceberg and begins to sink.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

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Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: 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,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2016

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Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: When Lucas decides to skip school because he wants to discuss football with a firefighter friend of his father, he finds himself caught up in the terrorist attacks on New York City.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2012

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Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: Sand flew up into Danny's eyes. And then from behind him, a huge explosion seemed to shatter the world. The force lifted Danny off his feet and threw him onto the ground. And then Danny couldn't hear anything at all.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

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Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: In July, 1916, Chet Roscow is fascinated by news accounts of the great white shark said to be attacking people along the New Jersey shore not far from his home, but when he goes swimming in Matawan Creek he discovers the truth of the stories.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JPB FIC Tarsh

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: A massive earthquake and devastating tsunami hit Japan while Ben is visiting his late father's hometown, pulling Ben's family apart and leaving him stranded in a strange country during an epic disaster.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2013

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Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: A young boy in the middle of one of the deadliest tornado to strike the United States since 1947.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic, Inc. 2015

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Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: "It's 1863, and Thomas and his little sister, Birdie, have fled the farm where they were born and raised as slaves. Following the North Star, looking for freedom, they soon cross paths with a Union soldier. Everything changes: Corporal Henry Green brings Thomas and Birdie back to his regiment, and suddenly it feels like they've found a new home. Best of all, they don't have to find their way...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

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Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: A young Jewish boy escapes the ghetto and finds a group of resistance fighters in the forests of Poland, and he must determine if he has what it takes to survive the Nazis and fight back.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2014

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Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: 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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2012

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