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Disasters

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    World's Worst Earthquakes, The

    by John R. Baker ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series World's Worst Natural Disasters

    Unabridged

    11 min

    The windows rattle. The ground shakes. Soon the ground cracks open and buildings come crashing down. It's an earthquake! These shattering natural disasters cause huge amounts of damage wherever they hit. Readers can learn about history's biggest, deadliest earthquakes from around the world. ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Anatomy of a Hurricane

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Disasters

    Unabridged

    35 min

    It's hurricane season. Scientists have detected a storm at sea, and it's growing. Learn about how these monster storms form, how scientists track them, and how people respond to their destruction. ... Read more

    $7.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Anatomy of a Plane Crash

    by Amie Leavitt ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Disasters

    Unabridged

    38 min

    Air travel is one of the safest methods of transportation, but when a disaster happens, it captures the public's imagination. Learn about how airplanes are built, how researchers investigate a crash, how engineers are making planes safer, and more. ... Read more

    $7.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Detecting Volcanic Eruptions

    Unabridged

    14 min

    Examines how scientists study volcanic eruptions. With fun facts and engaging discussion topics, this short audiobook provides an exciting look at the science of disaster detection. ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Detecting Hurricanes

    Narrated by Charon Normand-Widmer ...

    Unabridged

    15 min

    Examines how scientists study hurricanes. With fun facts and engaging discussion topics, this short audiobook provides an exciting look at the science of disaster detection. ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Hurricanes

    Be Aware and Prepare

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Weather Aware

    Unabridged

    5 min

    Rain falls in sheets. The wind howls, bends trees, and tosses objects through the air. Is it a hurricane? How do you know? And how can you prepare for what’s to come? Hurricanes: Be Aware and Prepare has the answers. ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Anatomy of a Pandemic

    by Amber Keyser ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Disasters

    Unabridged

    46 min

    Sickness is a fact of everyday life. But when sickness spreads from person to person rapidly, a deadly pandemic could result. Find out the causes behind major pandemics of history such as the Spanish flu and the Bubonic plague. Then go behind the scenes to meet the people who are working hard every day to stop pandemics before they start. ... Read more

    $7.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Sinking the Sultana

    A Civil War Story of Imprisonment, Greed, and a Doomed Journey Home

    Narrated by Janet Metzger ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 7 min

    The worst maritime disaster in American history wasn't the Titanic. It was the steamboat Sultana on the Mississippi River—and it was completely preventable.In 1865, the Civil War was winding down and the country was reeling from Lincoln's assassination. Thousands of Union soldiers, released from Confederate prisoner-of-war camps, were to be transported home on the steamboat Sultana. With a profit ... Read more

    $22.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, The

    Core Events of an Industrial Disaster

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series What Went Wrong?

    Unabridged

    28 min

    Whether they occur at home or in the workplace, fires are devastating events that sometimes cause the tragic deaths of innocent people. Find out what happened when a factory in New York City caught fire in the early 1900s. And discover why so many workers were unable to escape the blazing building. ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Disaster Survival Guide

    The Ultimate Life-Saving Manual To Survive Any Emergency

    by David Burke ...
    Narrated by Tom Fria ...
    series Disaster Survival Guide Kit #1

    Unabridged

    4 hours 11 min

    You Know How To Survive A Disaster?If the answer is "NO," then the Disaster Survival Handbook is a MUST-HAVE!This is a reference book on how to stay alive in man-made and natural disasters.Prepare yourself with the skills you need, because you never know when tragedy hits!If disaster strikes, the world changes. Everything we've come to rely on is in doubt, and we often find ourselves with only our ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Challenger

    Narrated by Dana Flemming ...
    series Man-Made Disasters

    Unabridged

    3 min

    In Challenger, early fluent readers will learn about the science behind the explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they explore what we have learned in the wake of this disaster.An infographic illustrates the parts of the Space Shuttle Challenger, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    1918 Flu Pandemic, The

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...

    Unabridged

    15 min

    Tells the story of the 1918 outbreak of a mysterious influenza virus that killed millions of people worldwide, making it the deadliest pandemic in history. Written in graphic-novel format. ... Read more

    $11.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Firefighters at Work

    Narrated by Alice Rea ...
    series Meet Your Community Workers

    Unabridged

    7 min

    The Meet Your Community Workers illustrated nonfiction book Firefighters at Work teaches young readers about the education, tasks, tools, and role in society of firefighters. Easy-to-read text combines with colorful illustrations to provide entertainment and facts for even the youngest audience. Looking Glass Library is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades PreK-4. ... Read more

    $7.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Investigating Earthquakes

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Investigating Natural Disasters

    Unabridged

    27 min

    Dangerous landslides. Collapsed buildings. Blazing fires. The violent shaking of earthquakes can cause a devastating amount of damage in a short time. Get an up-close look at how these catastrophes form and learn about some of history’s worst earthquakes. ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Droughts

    Be Aware and Prepare

    by Martha Rustad ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Weather Aware

    Unabridged

    5 min

    It hasn’t rained in weeks. Crops are wilting, and the grass is dry. Rivers run low. Is it a drought? How do you know? And how can you prepare for what’s to come? Droughts: Be Aware and Prepare has the answers. ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Detecting Disasters

    Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Tornadoes and more

    by Various ...
    Narrated by Charon Normand-Widmer ...

    Unabridged

    56 min

    This close-up look at how scientists keep people safe by predicting and studying natural disasters teaches listeners about hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, and more. Each audiobook examines notable examples of disasters from the past, the cutting-edge technology scientists are using today, and the science behind these natural disasters. With fun facts and engaging discussion topics, this educational ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Detecting Earthquakes

    by Marne Ventura ...
    Narrated by Charon Normand-Widmer ...

    Unabridged

    13 min

    Examines how scientists study earthquakes. With fun facts and engaging discussion topics, this short audiobook provides an exciting look at the science of disaster detection. ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, The

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...

    Unabridged

    14 min

    Tells the story of the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 and the subsequent fires. Written in graphic-novel format. ... Read more

    $11.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Worst Tsunamis of All Time, The

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Epic Disasters

    Unabridged

    28 min

    With waves crashing down from heights of 100 feet (30 meters) or more, tsunamis are powerful forces of nature. The towering wall of water can demolish buildings and leave entire cities underwater. Climb to higher ground and explore the world’s worst tsunamis. ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Worst Volcanic Eruptions of All Time, The

    by Suzanne Garbe ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Epic Disasters

    Unabridged

    27 min

    With a violent explosion, a volcano erupts, endangering all life within miles. Ash clouds the sky and red-hot lava slides across the ground. From Mount Vesuvius to the Ring of Fire, brave the fiery landscape and learn about the worst volcanoes in history. ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Blizzards

    by Cari Meister ...
    Narrated by Dana Flemming ...
    series Disaster Zone

    Unabridged

    6 min

    In Blizzards, early fluent readers learn about the conditions that turn a gentle snowstorm into a disastrous blizzard. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about the deadliest blizzards and how to stay safe in blizzard conditions.An infographic illustrates how moisture turns to snow, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    What Was Hurricane Katrina?

    Narrated by Asia Rainey ...
    series What Was?

    Unabridged

    1 hour 8 min

    On August 25th, 2005, one of the deadliest and most destructive hurricanes in history hit the Gulf of Mexico. High winds and rain pummeled coastal communities, including the City of New Orleans, which was left under 15 feet of water in some areas after the levees burst. Track this powerful storm from start to finish, from rescue efforts large and small to storm survivors’ tales of triumph. ... Read more

    $10.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Challenger Explosion, The

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...

    Unabridged

    11 min

    Tells the story of Christa McAuliffe and the six other NASA astronauts who lost their lives in the Challenger space shuttle disaster on January 28, 1986. ... Read more

    $11.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Droughts

    by Cari Meister ...
    Narrated by Dana Flemming ...
    series Disaster Zone

    Unabridged

    6 min

    In Droughts, early fluent readers learn about the conditions that lead to and result from catastrophic water shortage. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about the deadliest droughts and how to help prevent them.An infographic illustrates areas of the world at risk for drought, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial