TITLE

Shaken

AUTHOR(S)
Carson, Catie
PUB. DATE
February 2015
SOURCE
Teen Ink;Feb2015, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the Great Sichuan Earthquake of 2008 in China and its comparison with the way an anthill is struck by a naughty child.
ACCESSION #
103453417

 

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