Shattering Earthquakes

Shattering Earthquakes

by Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432937911
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2010
Series: Awesome Forces of Nature Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 1,240,723
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: IG930L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

About the Author

Louise Spilsbury is an experienced author of nonfiction books for young people. Her writing covers a wide range of topics from animals and science to history and social studies.

Richard Spilsbury is an experienced author of nonfiction books for young people. He has written about a wide range of topics including science, nature, and history.

Table of Contents

What is an earthquake? — What causes earthquakes? — Where do earthquakes happen? — Case study : United Kingdom, 2002 — What happens in an earthquake? — Case study : Mexico City, 1985 — Do earthquakes cause other disasters? — Case study : San Francisco, 1989 — Who helps after an earthquake? — Case study : China, 2008 — Can earthquakes be predicted? — Can people prepare for earthquakes? — Can earthquakes be prevented?

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