Sunday, September 10, 2017

Free E-books on Natural Disasters

BookRix presents free e-books on natural disasters, based on the personal experiences of the authors or as products of their vivid imagination.


We recommend:

Fleeing Callignee.  Black Saturday, 7 February, 2009, the most tragic natural disaster in Australia's history. After several days with temperatures in

de-Genesis.   An apocalyptic version of Genesis, written from a very dark place.

Lost to SeaAn anecdote about the tsunami that took Sri-Lanka and other Asian countries by surprise. A teenage girl recollects

Teddy Tears.   A poetic tribute to innocent young victims of Haiti and the hope they represent for the future of

Friends Forever.  A short fictional story of two friends held in the claws of a ravaging earthquake. 


NATURAL DISASTERS by Patrick L. Abbott.  10th edition focuses on explaining how the normal processes of Earth concentrate their energies and deal heavy blows to humans and their structures. Students have a natural curiosity about natural disasters and why they occur. This text explains why natural disasters occur by interweaving the themes of Energy sources, Plate tectonics, climate change, Earth Processes, geologic time, the complexities of multiple variables operating simultaneously throughout the text. Detailed and interesting Case histories are also intertwined with current content to give students a broad historical understanding of our dynamic and evolving planet.


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