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Earthquakes

By Seymour Simon

Join award-winning science writer Seymour Simon in this picture book introduction to earthquakes!

In Earthquakes, Simon introduces elementary-school readers to earthquakes through engaging descriptions and stunning full-color photographs. He teaches readers why and how earthquakes happen and the damage they can cause through pictures, diagrams, and maps. He also gives real-life examples of earthquakes that have occurred all over the world.

With clear, simple text and stunning full-color photographs, readers will learn all about the fascinating phenomenon that is an earthquake in this informative picture book.

Perfect for young scientists’ school reports, this book supports the Common Core State Standards and includes a glossary and index.

Check out these other Seymour Simon books about natural disasters and weather:

  • Global Warming
  • Hurricanes
  • Lightning
  • Storms
  • Tornadoes
  • Weather
  • Wildfires
  • Grade level: 3
  • Interest Level: K-4
  • Guided Reading Level: O
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Imprint: Collins
  • Format: Paperback
  • On Sale: 11/30/-0001
  • ISBN: 9780060877156
  • ISBN 10: 0060877154
  • ISBN 13: 9780060877156
  • Pages: 32
  • Trim Size: 10.00 x 10.00 in
  • Subcategory:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / General
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Photography

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COMMON CORE STRANDS

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9,10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2,2a,2b,2d,6,7,8,10
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