Reviewed by Jess Whiting
Soon after 9 pm a wall of fire roared out of the forest like a tornado. There was no time to fight it. Some people barred themselves in their houses, while others fled into the streets. In panic, they ran into each other. The fire created a wind so fierce it blew many people over.
This is a book describing in detail some of the most dangerous yet amazing disasters to ever hit the earth.
With each page you are taken to a scene in which you can imagine how the survivors felt in these heart stopping situations.
For readers aged ten and up Disaster! Is an info packed offering filled with amazing events and stories of those who survived against the mighty power of our planet.
A gripping read.
Disaster! by Kate McAllen
Scholastic press 2006