Based on the actual events of the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, this brief historical novel follows two families from the alternating perspective of two young friends. The story is exciting, and Yep gives fascinating details about the earthquake and the city of that time.
This is one of the books students read in Hewitt’s Lightning Literature and Composition program for Grades 4. It can be purchased separately or in a pack. The books are listed in the order they are read for the course in the description of the Student Workbook.