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I survived the Great Molasses Flood, 1919. #19 / by Lauren Tarshis ; illustrated by Scott Dawson.

Tarshis, Lauren, (author.). Dawson, Scott, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

6 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fertile Public Library J TAR (Text) 33500013129507 New On holds shelf -
Fertile Public Library J TAR (Text) 33500013129515 New Checked out 11/29/2019
Karlstad LINK Site j TAR (Text) 35500006217259 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338317428
  • ISBN: 1338317423
  • ISBN: 9781338317411
  • ISBN: 1338317415
  • ISBN: 9781725430570
  • ISBN: 1725430576
  • Physical Description: 94 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
  • Edition: First edition
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
When the massive metal tank filled with sticky brown molasses that rises up over her crowded North End neighborhood explodes, young Carmen must fight for her life, as a tsunami of molasses rushes through the streets.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader MG 4.4 2.0 Quiz No. 503653 EN Fiction
Author Notes

Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters and times of turmoil. Lauren has brought her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the the battle of D-Day, the American Revolution, Hurricane Katrina, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other world events. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and can be found online at

Subject: Survival > Juvenile fiction.
Disasters > Juvenile fiction.
Boston (Mass.) > History > 1865- > Juvenile fiction.
Floods > Massachusetts > Boston > Fiction.
Industrial accidents > Massachusetts > Boston > Fiction.
Molasses > Fiction.
Survival > Fiction.
Boston (Mass.) > History > 1865- > Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / Survival Stories.
JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / 20th Century.
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Emigration & Immigration.
Massachusetts > Boston.
Genre: Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Juvenile works.
Historical fiction.

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