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Ruthless Tide

by Al Roker

Reads like a nail-biting thriller.” — Library Journal, starred review

A gripping new history celebrating the remarkable heroes of the Johnstown Flood—the deadliest flood in U.S. history—from NBC host...


Governing Disaster in Urban Environments

by Julia Nevárez

Governing Disaster in Urban Environments: Climate Change Preparation and Adaption after Hurricane Sandy is a comprehensive account of relevant debates, conceptualizations, and practical considerations for the...


The Fire Within

by Carmela Dolce

Falling in love is never easy, especially when a deadly volcano awakens beneath your city, threatening everything you hold dear.

Aurora Fortunas is an aspiring physician living in the celebrated city of Pompeii....


In Time Of Emergency

by Department of Defense

In Time of Emergency: A Citizen's Handbook on Nuclear Attack, Natural Disasters provides individuals and families with information on what can and should be done to enhance survival in the event of a natural...


HBO's Treme and the Stories of the Storm

by Robin Andersen

This book analyses the HBO program Treme from multiple perspectives and argues that the series’ depictions of music, culture, cuisine, and identity are innovative and represent unique televisual storytelling...


Arcticness

by Ilan Kelman

Climate change and globalisation are opening up the Arctic for exploitation by the world – or so we are told. But what about the views, interests and needs of the peoples who live in the region? This volume...


Woodly Wiley Pierre

by Wilhelmine Bellevue

Woodly Wiley Pierre was not your ordinary 3rd grader. She was as tall as the 5th graders and outlined like a pear. Her skin, the color of garden soil on a warm summer’s day, was as smooth as a flower’s petal....


What Was The Dust Bowl? Environment and Society | Children's Environment Books

by Baby Professor

The Dust Bowl was one of the worst natural disasters in the US fueled by man’s lack of ignorance on how nature works. The purpose of this book is not to display such ignorance but to make sure that the Dust...


The Eruption of Mount St. Helens - Volcano Book Age 12 | Children's Earthquake & Volcano Books

by Baby Professor

The Eruption of Mt. St. Helens claimed many lives and damaged properties. It took everyone by surprise, especially since it was mostly unobserved. But with all tragedies, lessons can be learned and that’s...


Disaster Survival Guide – Be Prepared for Any Natural Disaster

by Federal Emergency Management Agency

Preparedness takes action! Learn more about hazards which can affect your community and ways you can take action to prepare and participate: Earthquakes can occur suddenly and be deadly. Most earthquake-related...


Inside the Inferno

by Damian Asher & Omar Mouallem

An action-packed, on-the-ground memoir of the Fort McMurray wildfire and the courage, resilience, and sacrifice of the firefighters who saved the city.

In May 2016, what began as a remote forest fire quickly...


Asteroid Hunters

by Carrie Nugent

For the first time, scientists could have the knowledge to prevent a natural disaster epic in scale—an asteroid hitting the earth and in this exciting, adventuresome book, Carrie Nugent explains how.

What are...


3rd Grade Science: Volcanoes & Earthquakes | Textbook Edition

by Baby Professor

The thought of angry volcanoes and strong earthquakes is very scary. But when your child understands why they happen, the fear is quickly replaced with fascination. Proper and effective education has the power...


Where Does Lightning & Thunder Come from? | Weather for Kids (Preschool & Big Children Guide)

by Baby Professor

The understanding of weather will bring so many benefits. Weather is linked to several phenomena that changed and will change the world. Weather patterns will also dictate the choice of clothing and even warn...


Where Do Clouds Come from? | Weather for Kids (Preschool & Big Children Guide)

by Baby Professor

In the following pages, we will discover the answer to the question “Where do clouds come from?” In reality, this seemingly simple question is a combination of different scientific phenomena that can be...


Where Does Rain, Sleet and Snow Come From? | Weather for Kids (Preschool & Big Children Guide)

by Baby Professor

The weather changes constantly and each change may come in with questions from the little one. Where does the rain, sleet and snow come from? Understanding the science behind these occurrences may not be extremely...


The Subterranean World

by George Hartwig

Nature displays her wonders not only in the starry heavens or in the boundless variety of animal and vegetable life on the surface of our earth. In the dark regions underground she likewise shows us much that...


Contextualizing Disaster

by Gregory V. Button & Mark Schuller

Contextualizing Disaster offers a comparative analysis of six recent "highly visible" disasters and several slow-burning, "hidden," crises that include typhoons, tsunamis, earthquakes, chemical spills, and...


Shaken and Moved

by Mark Rasquinha

Long form journalism writings are testimonies to the complexities of life in the Indian Sub-Continent, they bring out the stories of the most ordinary lives of people in the region. In an era where research,...


There Was A Fire Here: A Memoir

by Risa Nye

After a devastating firestorm destroys Risa Nye's Oakland, California home and neighborhood, she has to dig deep to discover her inner strength and resilience.