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    The American Revolution, 1776

    Tarshis, Lauren.

    "Nathaniel Fox never imagined he'd find himself in the middle of a blood-soaked battlefield, fighting for his life. He was only eleven years old! He'd barely paid attention to the troubles between American and England. How could he, while being worked to the bone by his cruel uncle, Uriah Storch? But when his uncle's rage forces him to flee the only home he knows, Nate is suddenly propelled toward a thrilling and dangerous journey into the heart of the Revolutionary War. He finds himself in New York City on the brink of what will be the biggest battle yet"--Provided by publisher.

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    The battle of Gettysburg, 1863

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    In 1863, child slave Thomas and his sister Birdie journey north and meet up with Union soldiers who have orders to fight at Gettysburg.

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    The bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941

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    Eleven-year-old Danny Crane witnesses the bombing of Pearl Harbor and must find his way home in the midst of the terror, smoke, and chaos of the attack.

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    The destruction of Pompeii, AD 79

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    "No one in the bustling city of Pompeii worries when the ground trembles beneath their feet. The beast under the mountain Vesuvius, high above the city, wakes up angry sometimes--and always goes back to sleep, but Marcus is afraid. He knows something is terribly wrong--and his father, who trusts science more than mythical beasts, agrees. when Vesuvius explodes into a cloud of fiery ash and rocks fall from the sky like rain, will they have time to escape--and survive the epic destruction of Pompeii?"--Back cover.

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    The eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980

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    On May 18, 1980, eleven-year-old Jessie Marlowe and her best friends, Eddie and Sam, are in a forest near Mount St. Helens when the months of wondering whether the volcano will erupt are finally answered--all three are badly burned, but it is up to Jessie to protect the boys as best she can and hope that somebody comes to rescue them.

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    The Great Chicago Fire, 1871

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    Oscar Starling tries to survive during the Great Chicago Fire.

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    Hurricane Katrina, 2005

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    Barry's family prepares to evacuate before Hurricane Katrina hits, but when his little sister gets very sick, they are forced to stay home and face the floodwater that sweeps Barry away.

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    I survived the attacks of September 11, 2001

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    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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    I survived the Hindenburg disaster, 1937

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    "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, but in those few seconds, Hugo finds himself separated from his family and in a desperate race to escape the flames. The Hindenburg is doomed. And so, it seems, is Hugo. Will he survive this historic disaster?"--OCLC.

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    The Japanese tsunami, 2011

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    In 2011, while visiting his father's hometown in Japan shortly after his death, Ben finds himself and his family being swept away by a terrible tsunami that leaves him stranded and alone in a strange country, far from home.

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    The Joplin tornado, 2011

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    In 2011, eleven year old Dexter is thrilled to have the opportunity to go storm chasing with Dr. Norman Gage, but when the tornado they are following changes direction, Dexter's bravery is about to be tested.

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    The Nazi invasion, 1944

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    In 1944, Max and Zena Rosen escape from their Polish ghetto and the Nazis and join up with Jewish resistance fighters.

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    The San Francisco earthquake, 1906

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    Ten-year-old Leo loves being a newsboy in San Francisco--but early one spring morning in 1906 Leo's world is shaken, when he finds himself stranded in the middle of San Francisco as it crumbles and burns to the ground.

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    The shark attacks of 1916

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    Ten-year-old Chet Roscow, who had been thrilled by the news of an aggressive great white shark attacking people all along the Atlantic coast, goes swimming with his friends in Springfield, New Jersey, one day, and wonders if he sees a shark in the water.

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    The sinking of the Titanic, 1912

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    Ten-year-old George Calder's life changes forever as he, his little sister, Phoebe, and their Aunt Daisy set out across the ocean on the "Titanic" in 1912.

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