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By Lauren Tarshis

The terrifying information of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake bounce off the page!

Ten-year-old Leo loves being a newsboy in San Francisco -- not just does he get to make a few funds to aid his relatives, he is unfastened to discover the superb, hilly urban because it adjustments and grows with the recent century. Horse-drawn carriages proportion the streets with glossy new cars, new companies and households circulation in on a daily basis from all over, and whatever turns out possible.

But early one spring morning, every thing adjustments. Leo's global is shaken -- actually -- and he reveals himself stranded in the course of San Francisco because it crumbles and burns to the floor. Does Leo have what it takes to outlive this devastating disaster?

The I SURVIVED sequence keeps with one other exciting tale of a boy stuck in a single of history's such a lot terrifying disasters!

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Yet Leo and Morris stored operating till ultimately they can see Wilkie. He used to be grew to become on his part, his face hidden. Morris lightly positioned his hands opposed to Wilkie’s throat. “He’s alive,” Morris acknowledged. “I can inform that. ” yet Wilkie nonetheless wasn’t relocating. And he was once pinned less than large roof beams. They shaped an X over his physique, conserving him from being thoroughly beaten below the bricks. The beams had most likely stored his existence. yet now they have been like a cage that trapped him. Leo and Morris attempted to raise one of many beams, however it was once too heavy. Leo regarded round and observed apartment 3 doorways down used to be on fireplace. Flames reached out of the home windows, like shiny orange fingers attempting to seize the homes throughout it. quickly the road will be one large fireplace. Leo had no inspiration what they need to do. How may possibly they depart Wilkie right here, realizing he was once alive? but when they stayed, the fireplace could kill them too! by surprise, Wilkie lifted his head. With a amazing push, he knocked one of many beams away. His face, coated with dirt, was once stark white. Blood oozed from a gash on his brow. He rather did seem like a monster. Leo and Morris watched in surprise as Wilkie rose out of the rubble, tossing bricks apart like they have been puffs of cotton. He stood up, dusted himself off, and appeared round like he’d simply woken up from a deep sleep. “Is Fletch alive? ” he requested. “He obtained out,” Leo acknowledged. Wilkie sighed in reduction. yet then he regarded round. “Then the place is he? ” he requested. “Where’s Fletch? ” “He left,” Morris acknowledged. “He didn’t attempt to get me out? He simply took off with out me? ” Morris and Leo checked out one another. Neither desired to say the reality: that Fletch had left Wilkie for useless within the rubble. yet Wilkie figured this out. His expression unexpectedly replaced to fury. He picked up a brick and hurled it towards the pile of rubble that were the saloon. He did it back, and back, and back. His eyes bulged. He grunted and growled just like the rabid canine that roamed the alleys. after which eventually Wilkie slumped down onto the floor, out of breath. He regarded up at Leo and Morris. His eyes, set deep in his obese face, have been choked with confusion. His lip quivered, and Leo suggestion he may burst into tears. “When i used to be at that paintings camp in Seattle, a guy got here and stated I may still play football,” Wilkie acknowledged. “There’s a posh institution up there, the place wealthy youngsters pass. And he acknowledged i'll opt for unfastened, that he’d educate me every thing i wished to grasp. He acknowledged i'll be a champion. yet I wouldn’t pass! simply because I’d by no means go away Fletch. I went to penitentiary as a result of Fletch. I caught via him these types of years. And the place did it get me? lower than that pile of bricks. ” Leo had no notion what to assert. yet Morris did. “Come with us,” he provided. Wilkie checked out Morris after which at Leo. Leo acquired the concept Wilkie had by no means relatively obvious them prior to. He wiped the tears from his face and took a deep breath. He picked himself up. “We should still get your gold back,” he acknowledged. “Fletch stated it used to be gone,” acknowledged Leo. “Never think Fletch,” Wilkie stated. “He has it. and that i understand the place he went. ” Leo checked out Morris. “Let’s go,” Morris acknowledged.

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