Safe as Houses

Safe as Houses

A Novel

Book - 2009
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Based on true accounts of the night of Hurricane Hazel in 1954, the story tells three brave and resourceful children, against all odds, got themselves to the relative safety of a slippery rooftop just in time to escape drowning only to have to escape again into the water as the house is torn from its foundations by the furious, churning flood.
Publisher: [Toronto] : Seal Books, 2009.
Edition: Seal Books edition.
Copyright Date: ©2007.
ISBN: 9781400025299
Branch Call Number: J FIC Walte
Characteristics: 152 pages ; 21 cm

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Shadow_Blade
Mar 22, 2017

Nice book about three resourceful kids working together to survive.

Sophiasajid Oct 25, 2013

best book ever

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ranbirkapoor
May 15, 2013

This probably one of the best books I'v ever read. Seriously

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joshua17
Feb 06, 2013

I agree with everyone. I love this book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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super7sarah
Oct 03, 2012

Great little story. I especially loved the historical notes at the end that gives credence to the story.

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tenten5
Jun 22, 2012

amazing! i just couldn't stop reading it!!!!!!!!!

hungergameslover007 Feb 23, 2012

i just started to read this book, livelovelaughpeace can you tell some information about this book even though it is a couple years ago red maple book? please reply soon!!!thank you

livelovelaughpeace Feb 22, 2012

A thrilling story. If you love action novels you'll love this book.

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vcc
Jan 10, 2012

I read this as a part of my son's Reading Link Challenge. Very fast-paced, exciting read. :-) (Jan 2012)

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moocow12
Nov 28, 2011

Eric walter's is a really good writer

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Yasou_no_Hanabi Apr 07, 2011

Yasou_no_Hanabi thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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cristinaderrick98
Mar 26, 2011

cristinaderrick98 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 18

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Fatima Almalki
Sep 03, 2010

Fatima Almalki thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

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cristinaderrick98
Mar 26, 2011

When thirteen year old, Lizzie Hardy, is walking home the McBrides children: Suzie and David, it starts poring rain. Now Lizzie thought this was nothing but after the house begins to flood and she loses control everything goes wrong from there.

anoudconda Mar 31, 2009

she tells about how this girl survives thorugh a flood with 2 other babysitting kids

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ta12345
Mar 29, 2014

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safe as houses(Adjective)

Very secure

Origin: Originally from the concept that houses were a shelter from the elements; later from the concept that investment in property is more secure compared to other more risky ventures.

anoudconda Apr 01, 2009

Safe as Houses

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cristinaderrick98
Mar 26, 2011

Coarse Language: Shut up

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