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Children's Nonfiction Disasters

Living in Shelters

by (author) Bobbie Kalman & Kelley MacAulay

Publisher
Crabtree Publishing Company
Initial publish date
Oct 2009
Category
Disasters, General, Safety
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780778716204
    Publish Date
    Oct 2009
    List Price
    $9.95
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780778715887
    Publish Date
    Oct 2009
    List Price
    $25.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 9
  • Grade: 4

Description

This important book looks at the kinds of disasters that may force people to leave their homes and move into shelters, such as hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, fires, and earthquakes. It gives information about what to pack in disaster supply kits and how to evacuate home and communities. Author Bobbie Kalman recounts her experiences as a nine-year-old refugee who lived in a number of shelters, and suggests ways that organizations or individual families can help lessen the stresses of living in shelters.

About the authors

Other titles by Bobbie Kalman

Other titles by Kelley MacAulay