On April 18, 1906, an enormous earthquake shattered the city of San Francisco. The provocative question and answer format of this book, along with a multitude of facts, and personal accounts bring this time of extreme devastation and triumphant reconstruction to life.
Told from a child's perspective, this book puts readers into the middle of the action. Facts and personal accounts help explain what happened when San Francisco suffered an earthquake of tremendous proportions. "An interesting book for young readers." — San Francisco Examiner
Common Core Alignment: RI.5.1. Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.