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I survived the destruction of Pompeii, AD 79 / by Lauren Tarshis ; illustrated by Scott Dawson.

Tarshis, Lauren, (author.). Dawson, Scott, (illustrator.).

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  • 87 out of 117 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Henry County Library. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at McDonough Public Library.

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1 current hold on 117 total copies.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9780545459396 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 0545459397 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781480663978 (Paw Prints)
  • ISBN: 1480663972 (Paw Prints)
  • ISBN: 9780606360678 (Turtleback Books)
  • ISBN: 0606360670 (Turtleback Books)
  • Physical Description: 95, [13] pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Scholastic, [2014]

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"During the infamous eruption of Mount Vesuvius, one boy struggles to escape. Can he survive the most devastating disaster of ancient times? In this thrilling addition to the bestselling I SURVIVED series, readers are taken back to antiquity with a young boy trying to escape as the giant Mount Vesuvius erupts. Does he have what it takes to survive the epic destruction of Pompeii?" -- summary from
Target Audience:
2nd-4th graders.
Grade 4.
Subject: Vesuvius (Italy) > Eruption, 79 > Fiction.
Pompeii (Extinct city) > Fiction.
Volcanic eruptions > Fiction.
Survival > Fiction.
Vesuvius (Italy) > Eruption, 79 > Juvenile fiction.
Pompeii (Extinct city) > Juvenile fiction.
Volcanic eruptions > Juvenile fiction.
Survival > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Adventure stories.
Historical fiction.
Adventure fiction.

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