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The San Francisco Earthquake, 1906

Tarshis, Lauren

(Book - 2012)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The San Francisco Earthquake, 1906
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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?

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Publisher: New York : Scholastic Inc., 2012
ISBN: 0545206995
9780545206990
Branch Call Number: j TARSHIS 2012
Characteristics: 88, [10] p. :,ill. ;,19 cm
Additional Contributors: Dawson, Scott Illustrator

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San Francisco, 1906. Horse-drawn carriages share the streets with shiny new automobiles, new businesses and families move in every day from everywhere, and anything seems possible. When the city is rocked with an earthquake, not much is left standing.


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Jul 14, 2013
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Very interesting . by michael

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Jul 14, 2013
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A boy in the San Francisco earthquake (Leo) survived the earthquake and he and a friend took a train to Sacramento and then took a train to New York City. by Michael

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