Lauren Tarshis
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Lauren Tarshis

Lauren Tarshis often wonders how she came to spend most of her waking moments thinking about disasters, as the author of the children's historical fiction series "I Survived." Each book takes readers into the heart of history's most thrilling and terrifying events, including the sinking of the Titanic, the Shark Attacks of 1916, Hurricane Katrina, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the San Francisco earthquake, 9/11, the Battle of Gettysburg and many more.
Lauren conducts extensive research to bring her topics to life. She has traveled to most of the locations where her books are set. Her goal is to open readers' eyes to new chapters in history and to inspire them with stories of hope and resilience.

Lauren is also the author of the the award-winning Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree, and is the editor of Storyworks Magazine.

For more information about Lauren, go to www.LaurenTarshis.com
To learn more about Storyworks, www.scholastic.com/storyworks
And check out the I Survived Website: www.Scholastic.com/ISurvived

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Best Sellers

    • I Survived the Attack of the Grizzlies, 1967

    • I Survived, Book 17
    • By: Lauren Tarshis
    • Narrated by: Sophie Amoss
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
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    New York Times best-selling author Lauren Tarshis tackles the historic grizzly bear attacks in Glacier National Park in this latest installment of the groundbreaking I Survived series....

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    • I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912

    • I Survived, Book 1
    • By: Lauren Tarshis
    • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
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    • Story
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    Ten-year-old George Calder can't believe his luck - he and his little sister, Phoebe, are on the famous Titanic, crossing the ocean with their aunt Daisy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Emily June Davie on 01-11-17

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    • I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944

    • I Survived, Book 9
    • By: Lauren Tarshis
    • Narrated by: Johnathan McClain
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
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    • Story
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    In this gripping new addition to the best-selling I Survived series, a young Jewish boy joins the resistance "partisan" fighters outside the Warsaw ghetto....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Anonymous User on 09-20-18

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    • I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916

    • I Survived, Book 2
    • By: Lauren Tarshis
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
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    • Story
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    In the summer of 1916, 10-year-old Chet Roscow is captivated by the local news: A great white shark has been attacking and killing people up and down the Atlantic Coast....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Becky on 07-11-17

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    • I Survived the American Revolution, 1776

    • I Survived, Book 15
    • By: Lauren Tarshis
    • Narrated by: Holter Graham
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
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    The battlefield was soaked in blood. Screams of injured soldiers rang through the air. Eleven-year-old Nathaniel Knox knelt behind a rock, his gun clutched in his shaking hands....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Megamom on 03-08-18

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    • I Survived the Children's Blizzard, 1888

    • I Survived, Book 16
    • By: Lauren Tarshis
    • Narrated by: Andrew Eiden
    • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The Schoolhouse Blizzard, also known as the Children's Blizzard or the Great Blizzard of 1888 caught people completely by surprise and resulted in 235 fatalities, including several children in one-room schoolhouses....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Tracy G on 09-17-18

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    • I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, A.D. 79

    • I Survived, Book 10
    • By: Lauren Tarshis
    • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
    • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
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    During the infamous eruption of Mount Vesuvius, one boy struggles to escape. Can he survive the most devastating disaster of ancient times? Find out....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Matthew Kirby on 10-05-18

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    • I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871

    • I Survived, Book 11
    • By: Lauren Tarshis
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Dressel
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
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    In the next book of the I Survived series, one boy will struggle to stay alive as the great city of Chicago burns....

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    • I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001

    • I Survived, Book 6
    • By: Lauren Tarshis
    • Narrated by: Rachel Fulginiti
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    It's a bright, beautiful day in New York. But just as Lucas arrives at his uncle's firehouse, everything changes - and nothing will ever be the same again....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love it

    • By 2766 on 12-02-17

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    • I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941

    • I Survived, Book 4
    • By: Lauren Tarshis
    • Narrated by: Michael Goldstrom
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
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    Seventy years later, Pearl Harbor comes to life for a new generation of readers!....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By amazon customer on 09-29-17

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