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Author Benoit, Peter, 1955-
Title The Haitian earthquake of 2010 / Peter Benoit.
Pub Info New York : Children's Press, 2012.
book jacket
 Nantucket-Childrens  J 972.94 BEN     AVAILABLE
Descript 48 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 22 cm.
Series A true book
True book.
Audience 870L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.9 0.5 0.5 146903
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 44) and index.
Contents Small island, big earthquake : how much of Léogâne, Haiti, was destroyed on January 12, 2010 -- Coming to the rescue -- how did people around the world come together to help Haiti? -- How strong was it? : how does the Haiti earthquake measure up against other recent quakes? -- Adding insult to injury : how did cholera worsen the disaster? -- Chaos! : what drove earthquake survivors to riot and loot? -- Long way to go : what does the future hold for the people of Haiti?
Summary Presents facts of the relief effort in the aftermath of the January, 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and explores the social issues that made the country vulnerable in the face of a natural disaster.
Subject Haiti Earthquake, Haiti, 2010.
Haiti Earthquake, Haiti, 2010.
ISBN 9780531254202 (lib. bdg.)
0531254208 (lib. bdg.)
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