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


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

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, perhaps three historical and one contemporary, one story per chapter.

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. Over the years, she has worked as a middle school and high school English teacher, an elementary school librarian, and a college library director. Elizabeth Raum has written many nonfiction books for children. 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. 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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Contains 5 Paperbacks
160 pages
Interest Age: From 8


Michael Burgan, Elizabeth Raum, Kevin Cunningham
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Publication date

6th July 2012



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