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Pandas' Earthquake Escape

3.5  ·  Rating Details ·  18 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
On May 12, 2008, XiXi, a giant panda, escaped from the destroyed Wolong Panda Reserve when a 7.9 earthquake rocked Northern China. After the quake, mother and cub run from the wreckage. Confused and afraid, they get lost! How will they survive outside their reserve? Will they find food? Will they find shelter? And will they safely endure the earthquake after-shocks? The Fo ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published March 10th 2010 by Arbordale Publishing (first published March 1st 2010)
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Jess Brown
Not the best book ever, but definitely does its job explaining the what an earthquake is and conveying the fear that the pandas had. This one is a fictional telling of the real-life event in which Xixi, a giant panda, escaped from a panda reserve when a 7.9 earthquake hit northern China in 2008. This might be one useful for helping younger kids understand (a bit) of what happened in Japan. The back has some useful end papers that explain a bit about the endangered giant panda, earthquakes, and g ...more
Oct 21, 2012 Daniel rated it liked it
Shelves: science
topic: animal'panda', earthquake

this story is about the panda family and their habitats.
last three pages include many different facts
-life cycle
-fun facts

Sep 28, 2013 Sydneia rated it really liked it
This is a nice fictional story with factual information about pandas. The pandas face an earthquake and become lost. The story is appropriate for readers age 8-10.
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