by Carla Mooney


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Life on Earth is never dull. Storms rage across the planet. Earthquakes tear apart the ground without warning. Other disasters destroy entire cities. But what actually happens when Earth unleashes its fury? Earth in Action gives you an up-close look at the power of our planet. Core Library is the must-have line of nonfiction books for supporting the Common Core State Standards for grades 3-6. Core Library features: A wide variety of high-interest topics, Well-researched, clearly written informational text, Primary sources with accompanying questions, Multiple prompts and activities for writing, reading, and critical thinking, Charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and maps

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ISBN-13: 9781624030024
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 08/28/2013
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 810L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Disaster in Haiti 4

Chapter 2 Beneath the Surface 12

Chapter 3 Effects of Earthquakes 20

Chapter 4 Studying Earthquakes 28

Chapter 5 Getting Ready 34

Ten Devastating Earthquakes 42

Stop and Think 44

Glossary 46

Learn More 47

Index 48

About the Author 48

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