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Title: I SURVIVED, THE GALVESTON
HURRICANE, 1900 (I Survived #21)
Pub. Date: Paperback,
eBook, & audiobook: September 7, 2021. Hardcover: November 2, 2021
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More than a century later, the Galveston
Hurricane of 1900 is still America’s deadliest disaster. Lauren Tarshis’s story
of one child surviving the horrible event churns with page-turning action and
The city of Galveston, Texas, was booming. Perched
on an island off the southern coast of Texas, Galveston had been founded in the
1830s. By 1900, it was Texas’s richest and most important city. Boats loaded up
with American cotton and wheat steamed from Galveston to countries around the
world. Arriving ships were crowded with immigrants. The streets, paved with
crushed oyster shells, sparkled like they’d been sprinkled with diamonds.
True, this glittering city was prone to flooding. But just a few years before,
a weather forecaster had said the idea of a hurricane striking Galveston was
So when a storm started brewing on September 8, 1900, no one believed it would
be any worse than previous storms. They gathered on the beach to cheer on the
wild waves. But what started as entertainment soon turned into a nightmare as
those wild waves crashed into the city. By morning, hundreds of homes were
destroyed. Eight thousand people were dead. The city had all but disappeared,
In this thrilling installment of Lauren Tarshis’s New York Times bestselling
I Survived series, one child finds safety only to head back into the
treacherous waters to make sure his neighbors are safe.
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About Lauren Tarshis:
LAUREN TARSHIS’ New
York Times bestselling I Survived series (which has over 34 million
copies in print!) tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength
in the midst of unimaginable disasters and times of turmoil. Lauren has brought
her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the battle of
D-Day, the American Revolution, Hurricane Katrina, the bombing of Pearl Harbor,
the attacks of September 11, 2001, and other world events.
Lauren is also the Senior Vice President and
Editor-in-Chief/Publisher of Scholastic Classroom Magazines, where she oversees
more than 25 classroom magazines. In her more than 25 years with Scholastic,
Lauren has helped transform the company’s print magazines into the powerful
learning tools they are today. In her current role, she is helping to expand
the magazines’ deep connection to American classrooms and ensure their vital
role in providing teachers and students with an understanding of the contemporary
world. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and can be found online at
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