I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79 (I Survived Series #10)

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During the infamous eruption of Mount Vesuvius, one boy struggles to escape. Can he survive the most devastating disaster of ancient times?

In this thrilling addition to the bestselling I SURVIVED series, readers are taken back to antiquity with a young boy trying to escape as the giant Mount Vesuvius erupts. Does he have what it takes to survive the epic destruction of Pompeii?

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I Survived #10: I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79

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Overview


During the infamous eruption of Mount Vesuvius, one boy struggles to escape. Can he survive the most devastating disaster of ancient times?

In this thrilling addition to the bestselling I SURVIVED series, readers are taken back to antiquity with a young boy trying to escape as the giant Mount Vesuvius erupts. Does he have what it takes to survive the epic destruction of Pompeii?

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The great volcano eruption of Mount Vesuvius occurred in the first century A.D., but each year, over two million visitors flock to the once-buried city to relive in their imaginations that devastating disaster. In this exciting addition to the I Survived series, a young boy somehow manages to escape from this sudden onslaught of molten lava. Like Lauren Tarshis' earlier historical fictions, this story gives readers an immediate sense of the magnitude of a life-changing event.

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Praise for I SURVIVED THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG, 1863
". . . Informative and breathlessly paced." --KIRKUS REVIEWS

Praise for I SURVIVED THE ATTACKS OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2001:
"[Tarshis] crafts a dramatic, emotionally intense tale that takes account of 9/11's physical and emotional costs -- short- and long-term -- while ending on an upward beat." --KIRKUS REVIEWS

Praise for I SURVIVED THE SINKING OF THE TITANIC, 1912:
"The fast pace and intrinsically fascinating disaster story will keep readers turning the pages." --KIRKUS REVIEWS

Praise for I SURVIVED HURRICANE KATRINA, 2005:
"Expressive illustrations capture the drama of the storm and its aftermath, but the book's real power comes from its exploration of what it means to be a hero." --BOOKLIST

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780545459396
  • Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/26/2014
  • Series: I Survived Series , #10
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 687
  • Age range: 7 - 10 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author


Lauren Tarshis is the editor of Scholastic's Storyworks magazine and group editorial director for language arts for Scholastic classroom magazines, in addition to being the author of the I Survived series and the critically acclaimed novels EMMA-JEAN LAZARUS FELL OUT OF A TREE and EMMA-JEAN LAZARUS FELL IN LOVE. She lives in Westport, Connecticut, and can be found online at www.laurentarshis.com.
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