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Author Amson-Bradshaw, Georgia, author.
Title Earthquake geo facts / Georgia Amson-Bradshaw.
Pub Info St. Catharines, ON ; New York, NY : Crabtree Publishing Company, 2018.
book jacket
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J 551.22 AMS     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 pages : $b color illustrations, color maps ; $c 28 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Geo facts
Geofacts (Crabtree Publishing Company)
Audience Ages 10-14+.
Grades 7 to 8.
Summary "Discover what earthquakes are and how they are caused. Find out how scientists measure earthquakes, and what makes some earthquakes so much more destructive than others. Read about some of the most serious earthquake disasters in history, and how people can be better prepared in the future"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What is an earthquake? -- Tectonic plates -- Plate boundaries and faults -- San Francisco 1906 -- Measuring earthquakes -- Earthquake hazards -- Peru 1970 -- Earthquakes and buildings -- Rescue and relief -- Nepal 2015 -- Preparing for earthquakes -- Tsunamis -- Japan 2011.
Subject Earthquakes -- Juvenile literature.
Earthquakes -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Plate tectonics -- Juvenile literature.
Rescues -- Juvenile literature.
Earthquakes -- History.
Plate tectonics.
Genre History.
Related To Online version: Amson-Bradshaw, Georgia. Earthquake geo facts. New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, 2018 9781427120151 (DLC) 2017053252
ISBN 9780778743828 (reinforced library binding)
9780778743972 (pbk.)
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