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The Storm of the Century

by Al Roker

In this gripping narrative history, Al Roker from NBC’s Today and the Weather Channel vividly examines the deadliest natural disaster in American history—a haunting and inspiring tale of tragedy, heroism,...

Disaster Preparedness: Practical Handbook For Your Disaster Plan If Disaster Strikes

by Bowe Packer

"Are You Prepared For A Natural Disaster?" "Do you know what to do if disaster strikes today?" "Do you have your Disaster Plan ready?" This Practical Guide Is Designed For Those That Might Not Really Know How...

Rescue of the Bounty

by Michael J. Tougias & Douglas A. Campbell

From the author of the Fall 2015 Disney movie The Finest Hours, the “thrilling and perfectly paced” (Booklist) story of the sinking and rescue of Bounty—the tall ship used in the classic 1962 movie Mutiny...

The Great Penguin Rescue

by Dyan deNapoli

ON JUNE 23, 2000, the iron-ore carrier MV Treasure, en route from Brazil to China, foundered off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa, spilling 1,300 tons of oil into the ocean and contaminating the habitat...


by Michael J. Tougias

From masterful storyteller Michael J. Tougias comes a new, heart-stopping true-life tale of maritime disaster, his most thrilling and amazing story yet.

In May 2005, Tom Tighe, captain of a forty-five-foot-long...

Storm Chasers

by Paul Quarrington

Few people seek out the tiny Caribbean island of Dampier Cay—visitors usually wash up there by accident. But this weekend, three people are flying to the island, not for a tan or fun in the sun, but because...


by Jason A. Ramos & Julian Smith

A rare inside look at the thrilling world of smokejumpers, the airborne firefighters who parachute into the most remote and rugged areas of the United States, confronting the growing threat of nature’s blazes....

The Great Deluge

by Douglas Brinkley

In the span of five violent hours on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina destroyed major Gulf Coast cities and flattened 150 miles of coastline. But it was only the first stage of a shocking triple tragedy. On...

The Children's Blizzard

by David Laskin

Thousands of impoverished Northern European immigrants were promised that the prairie offered "land, freedom, and hope." The disastrous blizzard of 1888 revealed that their free homestead was not a paradise...

Prepper's Guide to Surviving Natural Disasters: How to Prepare for Real-World Emergencies

by James D. Nowka

Real disasters - floods, fires, tornadoes, hurricanes, chemical spills - occur every year. Prepper's Guide to Natural Disasters skips the hype and hysteria of less likely, apocalyptic scenarios and helps you...

Cascadia's Fault: The Coming Earthquake and Tsunami that Could Devastate North America

by Jerry Thompson & Simon Winchester

There is a crack in the earth’s crust that runs roughly 31 miles offshore, approximately 683 miles from Northern California up through Vancouver Island off the coast of British Columbia. The Cascadia Subduction...

The Fire Outside My Window

by Sandra Millers Younger

The Fire Outside My Window reveals the story of the Cedar Fire, the largest fire in California’s recorded history, which ravaged the San Diego area in late 2003, burning nearly 280,000 acres, destroying more...

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...

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....

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...

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...

Nature as Teacher – New Principles in the Working of Nature

by Viktor Schauberger & Callum Coats

Today we are standing helpless and perplexed. With no glimmer of improvement anywhere in sight, we feel hopelessly propelled towards a forlorn future. It is understandable therefore than an increasing number...

The Water Wizard – The Extraordinary Properties of Natural Water

by Viktor Schauberger & Callum Coats

More energy is encapsulated in every drop of good spring water than an average-sized power station is presently able to produce.

Viktor Schauberger (1885–1958)

Water – all life depends on it. Yet how often...