Children's True Stories: Natural Disasters Pack A by Kevin Cunningham, Elizabeth Raum, Michael Burgan


Children's True Stories: Natural Disasters Pack A by Kevin Cunningham, Elizabeth Raum, Michael Burgan

This series tells the astonishing true stories of real children's experiences of surviving different natural disasters around the world. Each title focuses on a different type of disaster. The stories range from historical to modern day, with curriculum links especially to history, citizenship, geography, and science.

About the Author

Michael Burgan has written numerous books for children and young adults during his nearly 20 years as a freelance writer. Many of his books have focused on U.S. history, geography, and the lives of world leaders. He has also written fiction and adapted classic novels. Michael has won several awards for his writing, and his graphic novel version of the classic tale Frankenstein (Stone Arch Books) was a Junior Library Guild selection. Michael has also worked as an editor at Weekly Reader, the classroom news magazine used in schools across the United States. Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor's degree in history. When not writing for kids, he enjoys writing plays, and his works have been staged across the United States. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie. Elizabeth Raum has written over two-dozen nonfiction books for young readers, including a biography of Louis Armstrong for Capstone Press. She also has written picture books and adult nonfiction titles. She has a degrees in English literature and library science. Over the years, she has worked as a middle school and high school English teacher, an elementary school librarian, and a college library director. She loves to read and enjoys helping other readers discover great books. Elizabeth Raum has written many nonfiction books for children. She has also written picture books and books for adults. Two of her Capstone You Choose books, Orphan Trains: An Interactive History Adventure (2011) and Can You Survive Storm Chasing? (2012), are Junior Library Guild selections. Elizabeth lives in Michigan with her husband, Richard. Over the years she has lived in Vermont, New Jersey, Virginia, New York, and North Dakota. She has two grown sons and two granddaughters, who like reading her books. Elizabeth enjoys biking, hiking, reading, and-of course-writing! Kevin Cunningham is an author and travel writer. He has written about Arthur Ashe, Condoleezza Rice, and Joseph Stalin. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.

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Book Info


Contains 6 Hardbacks
192 pages
Interest Age: From 8 To 10


Kevin Cunningham, Elizabeth Raum, Michael Burgan
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Publication date

15th May 2011



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