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When the earth shakes : earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis / Simon Winchester.

Winchester, Simon (author.).

Available copies

  • 10 of 10 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 10 total copies.

Summary:

"'New York Times' bestselling author, explorer, journalist, and geologist Simon Winchester who's been shaken by earthquakes in New Zealand, skied through Greenland to help prove the theory of plate tectonics, and even charred the soles of his boots climbing a volcano looks at the science, technology, and societal impact of these inter-connected natural phenomena"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J 551.22 WIN (Text) 33892100345785 Children's Non-Fiction Book None 01/21/2016 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780670785360 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0670785369 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 71 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 x 27 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Smithsonian."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 66) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"'New York Times' bestselling author, explorer, journalist, and geologist Simon Winchester who's been shaken by earthquakes in New Zealand, skied through Greenland to help prove the theory of plate tectonics, and even charred the soles of his boots climbing a volcano looks at the science, technology, and societal impact of these inter-connected natural phenomena"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
NC1290L Lexile.
Subject: Earthquakes > Juvenile literature
Earthquakes > Psychological aspects > Juvenile literature.
Volcanoes > Juvenile literature
Tsunamis > Juvenile literature

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