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Earthquake Milly Lee

Earthquake

Milly Lee

Published
ISBN : 9780374419462
Paperback
32 pages
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This morning the earth shookand threw us from our beds.We were not hurt, just stunned.Drawers spilled, dishes crashed,pots and pans clanged asthey fell.Ancestral portraits flew offthe walls.Milly Lees mother was eight years old in 1906, when SanMoreThis morning the earth shookand threw us from our beds.We were not hurt, just stunned.Drawers spilled, dishes crashed,pots and pans clanged asthey fell.Ancestral portraits flew offthe walls.Milly Lees mother was eight years old in 1906, when San Francisco was shaken by a powerful earthquake. Buildings fell, fires flared, and the city burned for several days.This is the stirring story of one Chinese American family who had to leave their home in Chinatown on that early morning to join hundreds of other refugees making their way to safety.