I Escaped Egypt's Deadliest Train Disaster: An American Abroad Survival Story For Kids (Paperback)

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I Escaped Egypt's Deadliest Train Disaster: An American Abroad Survival Story For Kids (Paperback)

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The I Escaped Series: The World's Favorite New Escapes. Survival Stories For Today's Generation

Bestselling author Scott Peters tackles the El Ayat train disaster in this gripping account of the 2002 train accident in Egypt for modern young readers.

15-year-old Sam is an American teen abroad on vacation. He's thrilled to be riding a rickety train on a family trip to Egypt. It sure is different than home But as the train screeches through the night, a fire erupts in one of the cars. Smoke and sparks begin to spread, and Sam is shocked when the train picks up speed, racing into the dark night. Doesn't the driver know the train is burning? In the panicked crowd, Sam is separated from his parents. All he knows is that he has to stop this out-of-control train and save his family. But how? He doesn't even speak the language. He's just a kid from Washington, DC He's way out of his element. Still, his quick thinking and determination sets the stage for a dramatic escape.

This is the 9th I Escaped adventure in the fictional children's series about brave boys and girls who face true, real-world challenges and find ways to survive disaster.

In 2002, Egypt's El Ayat train disaster was one of the most catastrophic railway accidents in history. This tragedy underscores the critical importance of railway safety. It is a somber reminder of the potential consequences of inadequate maintenance and oversight in public transportation systems. The disaster also reflects on the broader implications for emergency response and infrastructure management in rapidly developing nations.

Ideal for kids fascinated by survival stories, travel, and people around the world, this book delves into the unexpected dangers lurking in everyday life. Readers will experience the resourcefulness and bravery needed to face a sudden crisis. It's packed with educational insights about communication, safety measures, and problem-solving skills, engaging young minds with practical knowledge for real-world situations.

Great for kids book clubs and classrooms--a study guide is available at https: //scottpetersbooks.com/worksheets

Bonus:

- Contains a bonus fact section on Egyptian pyramids, mummies, and more

- Black and white illustrations bring each chapter to life

Flesch Reading Ease: 85.6

Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level 3.2

An important, relevant read about bravery, kindness, and courage.

"a must for every reading list"

The I Escaped Series: The World's Favorite New Escapes. Survival Stories For Today's Generation
Product Details ISBN: 9781951019297
ISBN-10: 1951019296
Publisher: Best Day Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: January 17th, 2024
Pages: 114
Language: English