8.4 by Peter Hernon, set in the midwest (New Madras fault?) Adventure
fans should enjoy this one
A terrific picture book for older readers is The Great Shaking: an account
of the earthquakes of 1811 and 1812 by a Bear Who Was a Witness, New Madrid,
Missouri written by Jo Carson (Orchard, 1994).
Aftershock by Chuck Scarborough
Earthquake at Dawn by Kristian Gregory
Earthquake Terror by Peg Kehret
FIRE & FOG by Dianne Day. This is actually an adult mystery novel,
but the spunky young heroine who defies her restricted life in Boston to
set up a typing business in San Francisco will appeal to teen girls.
PaperQuake by Kathryn Reiss
Quake! by Joe Cottonwood
MEMORY BOY by Will Weaver, Harper Collins, March 2001 Set in the near future,
a series of cataclysmic volcanic eruptions in the Cascades results in worldwide
climactic changes and disintegration of American society. Jumping between
the time that the explosions occur and a point two years later, we follow
a family from Minneapolis. Led by the family's clever 16 year old son,
who is also our narrator, the family attempts to skirt danger as they try
to escape the city in hopes of living at their vacation cabin on a lake.
San Francisco Earthquake, 1906 by Kathleen Duey
Sweet Valley High had titles EARTHQUAKE and AFTERSHOCK in 1998.
The King Must Die by Mary Renault.Theseus, as the son of Poseidon, has
this fey habit of causing earthquakes whenever his emotions get the best
of him. The primo earthquake of the whole novel comes about when Theseus
gets really ticked off at the Minotaur, and the entire island of Crete
suffers the consequences. There's a great climax with Theseus and his girlfriend
Ariadne getting seriously wild together for, oh, several hours during the
earthquake. Amazing stuff. Kind of like a Ken Russell movie. For older
Tremor by Winston Graham
When the River Ran Backward by Emily Crofford
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