Lily and the Great Quake

Lily and the Great Quake

A San Francisco Earthquake Survival Story

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Just turned twelve, Lily is the oldest of the three children in her Chinese American family living in San Francisco when the 1906 earthquake hits; her family has survived the quake, but as the city starts to burn Lily and her younger brother are separated from the others and must get to the safety of Oakland across the bay and hope that the rest of their family and friends are there waiting for them--but between the fire and the anti-Chinese violence it is not certain that any of them will survive. Includes nonfiction backmatter, a glossary, discussion questions, and writing prompts.
Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint, [2020]
Branch Call Number: FICTION GIR
Characteristics: 102 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Trunfio, Alessia 1990-- Illustrator
Alternative Title: Lily & the great quake
ISBN: 9781496587169


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