Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Earthquakes by Seymour Simon
MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
273841,545 (4.3)None



Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

Showing 1-5 of 8 (next | show all)
This exciting book has graphic photos of recent earthquakes. It is very informative, telling what causes quakes, how they are studied and measured and the results that can occur. I likes how Simon gave relevant examples from quakes in the United States. The book I read was very wore and clearly very popular.
  jet6 | Jun 5, 2017 |
Informational learning book about earthquakes ( )
  caitlinsnead | Nov 20, 2013 |
This book is about earthquakes and it tells about various major earthquakes that have happened around the world, why they happen, where they are most likely to happen, and how scientists can measure them. This is a good informational book to inform children about the different types of earthquakes and how to be prepared for when it does occur. I am not sure how to use this for a lesson plan other than reading it to the class on earth day or after a earthquake occurs so they can learn better as to what they witnessed themselves. The theme is science, environment, earthquakes.
  ashleyhill2012 | Mar 11, 2013 |
  BRCSBooks | Dec 17, 2012 |
Seymour Simon is at it again with another great non-fiction science book that is just jam-packed with information on earthquakes. It tells of past earthquakes, explains what is going on physically with the earth that causes an earthquake, and where danger zones are. Then it goes into detail about how to measure and compare the sizes of earthquakes and which scales have been used by scientists globally. Last it tells students what do in the case of an earthquake, it just doesn't get any better than this when you want a gripping and informational book for you class.
  amn004 | Feb 24, 2011 |
Showing 1-5 of 8 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
To my grandnieces and grandnephews: Bryan, Dena, Debbie, David, Alex, Michael, and Daniel
First words
The earth beneath our feet usually feels solid and firm.
Last words
(Click to show. Warning: May contain spoilers.)
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English (1)

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0060877154, Paperback)

Exceptional nonfiction for children from two of the most trusted names in science education: Seymour Simon and the Smithsonian Institution.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:08:36 -0400)

(see all 4 descriptions)

Examines the phenomenon of earthquakes, describing how and where they occur, how they can be predicted, and how much damage they can inflict.

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
1 avail.
3 wanted

Popular covers


Average: (4.3)
3 2
4 3
5 5

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.


You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 116,139,396 books! | Top bar: Always visible