Auction #73: nonfiction book for middle grades readers that explains deadly tsunamis from Gail Langer Karwoski
Description: The book, Tsunami the True Story of an April Fool’s Day Disaster, focuses on the tsunami that washed into a schoolyard in Hawaii, in 1946. Through eyewitness accounts written by survivors at the school and in the nearby city of Hilo, middle grade readers share the experience of a deadly tsunami. Other chapters review deadly tsunamis throughout history, the causes of these natural disasters, and how the warning system works to save lives. The Pacific Tsunami Warning System was developed in response to the 1946 “tsunami in the schoolyard.”
Estimated Value: $17.95 X 2 winners
Auction Begins: Friday 4/1 @ 9:00AM EDT
Auction Ends: Wednesday 4/6 @ 9:00AM EDT
Bio: Gail is the author of 9 children’s books – historical novels and nonfiction, as well as nature-focused picture books. Gail has enjoyed a long friendship with a Japanese exchange family in Tokyo, as well as other friends in Nagoya.
Author Gail Langer Karwoski’s Website: http://www.gailkarwoski.com
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