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Ann fights for freedom : an Underground Railroad survival story —Smith, Nikki Shannon, 1971- author.
Book
2019
8 available of 10 items

In 1854 in Eastern Maryland twelve-year-old Ann is a slave, grateful that her family is still all together; but when their master, in need of money, decides to sell Ann and her younger brother, their parents decide to ta...

Noelle at sea : a Titanic survival story —Smith, Nikki Shannon, 1971- author.
Book
2019
9 available of 11 items

"In 1912, thirteen-year-old Noelle is thrilled to sailing the Atlantic Ocean aboard the famed Titanic. The trip is made even better by her new friend, Pauline, a girl who is traveling with her father to live in America. ...

Ruth and the Night of Broken Glass : a World War II survival story —Berne, Emma Carlson, 1979- author.
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2020
6 available of 7 items

In November 1938, young Ruth Block is a Jewish girl in Frankfurt Germany, trying to cope with the ever tightening noose of Nazi oppression; her father's stationery store has been shut down, and her school closed; then on...

Leah braves the flood : a Great Molasses Flood survival story —Gilbert, Julie, 1976- author.
Book
2020
2 available of 6 items

In 1919 Boston, an orphaned eighth-grade girl plans to head west to become a cowboy until the giant tank of molasses in her neighborhood explodes.

Tara and the towering wave : an Indian Ocean tsunami survival story —Oxtra, Cristina, author.
Book
2020
3 available of 7 items

While vacationing in Thailand for the holidays, Tara and her mother are thrown into survival mode when a massive tsunami sweeps through Phuket.

Lily and the great quake : a San Francisco earthquake survival story —Bybee, Veeda, author.
Book
2020
10 available of 10 items

Just turned twelve, Lily is the oldest of the three children in her Chinese American family living in San Francisco when the 1906 earthquake hits; her family has survived the quake, but as the city starts to burn Lily an...

Daisy and the deadly flu : a 1918 influenza survival story —Gilbert, Julie, 1976- author.
Book
2020
9 available of 11 items

Fourteen-year-old Daisy Meyer is angry and frustrated with her world: her German American town, New Ulm, is under surveillance, her father's newspaper was forced to shut down for criticizing the United States' entry into...

Carrie and the Great Storm : a Galveston Hurricane survival story —Gunderson, Jessica, author.
Book
2020
4 available of 5 items

In early September 1900, twelve-year-old Carrie of Galveston is looking forward to spending Saturday night at her friend's house, until her parents are invited to a very important party and she is forced to stay home and...

Sarah journeys west : an Oregon Trail survival story —Smith, Nikki Shannon, 1971- author.
Book
2020
8 available of 9 items

In 1851 twelve-year-old Sarah is a free Black, happy living with her parents, grandparents, and brother on their own farm in Iowa; but her father has been bitten by the gold bug and wants to take the trail west to Califo...

Charlotte spies for justice : a Civil War survival story —Smith, Nikki Shannon, 1971- author.
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2020
4 available of 5 items

In 1864 twelve-year-old former slave Charlotte is lucky enough to live on a plantation near Richmond, Virginia, owned by a Miss Van Lew, who hates slavery, and when Charlotte overhears a conversation she realizes that he...

Maribel versus the volcano : a Mount St. Helens survival story —Gómez, Sarah Hannah, author.
Book
2020
4 available of 6 items

Twelve-year-old Maribel daydreams at school, but when she defies evacuation orders to return home just as Mount St. Helens erupts in 1980, she must focus in order to survive. Includes historical note, glossary, and discu...

Rebecca rides for freedom : an American Revolution survival story —Berne, Emma Carlson, 1979- author.
Book
2020
6 available of 7 items

When a Philadelphia girl intercepts a message about an impending British attack against her father's regiment, commanded by General Washington, in White Marsh, she travels alone by horseback to warn the Patriot army.

Alice on the island : a Pearl Harbor survival story —Poe, Mayumi Shimose, author.
Book
2019
8 available of 9 items

In 1941, thirteen-year-old Alice's days are filled with swimming in the Hawaiian sea, going to school, and helping watch her younger siblings. But on December 7, everything changes when she experiences an act of war, the...

Emmi in the city : a Great Chicago Fire survival story —Alikhan, Salima, author.
Book
2019
8 available of 9 items

Although Emmi has lived in Chicago for two years, she finds it hard to love her adopted city. As a German immigrant n the early 1870s, she's often teased by her America-born peers. But when the Great Fire breaks out on O...

Mary and the Trail of Tears : a Cherokee removal survival story —Rogers, Andrea L., author.
Book
2020
18 available of 19 items

It is June first and twelve-year-old Mary does not really understand what is happening: she does not understand the hatred and greed of the white men who are forcing her Cherokee family out of their home in New Echota, G...

Lucy fights the flames : a Triangle Shirtwaist Factory survival story —Gilbert, Julie, 1976- author.
Book
2020
3 available of 4 items

It is 1911, and fourteen-year-old Lucia (Lucy) Morelli dreams of going to college, but for the present she lives with her large Italian family in a crowded apartment in New York City, and works as a sewing machine operat...

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