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Before, During and After a Natural Disaster: A Conversation with Amy Waeschle
Whether it’s a flash flood or a flood caused by a hurricane or when snow comes tumbling down a mountain without warning, it can bury anything and anyone in its path. These natural disasters are deadly. From well-known floods around the world to Earthquakes that can reduce hundreds of buildings to piles of rubble in just seconds. By being properly prepared for a natural disaster, you can better protect your home, family, and property. Some examples of natural disasters include hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, tornadoes, fires, and floods.
In this episode of Reading with your kids podcast, Amy Waeschle is joining us to talk about her passion for great stories, her 4-book series for the 4th-6th grade market about daring rescues (Daring Avalanche Rescues!, Daring Earthquake Rescues!, Daring Flood Rescues!, and Daring Wildfire Rescues!) that will be published this fall & more. Be sure to tune in!
Here’s more information about Amy Waeschle
AMY WAESCHLE is an author, professional editor, and wilderness medicine instructor for the Wilderness Medicine Institute.
She is the author of Going Over the Falls and Chasing Waves, A Surfer’s Tale of Obsessive Wandering. Her stories have appeared in publications such as The Seattle Times, Sierra, and International Living.
Amy is a former National Outdoor Leadership School Field Instructor, graduated with a B.S. in Geology from the University of Washington, and has a Masters in Teaching from Seattle University. Her writing career began in 2002 when she wrote advertising copy for Patagonia, and she has worked as an acquisition editor, fine-tuning manuscripts for publication since 2003.
Amy likes to surf, run mountain trails, travel, and spend time with her family. She and her husband live in Poulsbo, Washington with their two daughters.
More about Rescued Series
Can you imagine being stranded under rubble after an earthquake or on top of a roof after a flood? Many people throughout history and around the world have survived natural disasters and lived to tell about it. Brave men and women risk their lives to make rescues like these time and again. Hear some of their stories as the events unfolded.
These books contain exciting, real-life stories, told by the victims as well as the rescuers (firefighters, coast guard, military, ski patrol, helicopter pilots, etc.) about what it’s like to live through these events—being buried alive, running for your life from fire, barely escaping your house as floodwaters carry it away, surviving on a jar of butter under tons of earthquake debris for days while waiting for rescue, etc. The books will be published by Capstone Publishing this fall.
In this interview, You will learn about victims who got caught in floods and about the valiant attempts to save them. You’ll be on the edge of your seat as you discover the details of what makes a successful rescue, from fierce determination to the right equipment. Tune in as Amy talks about skills you need to survive during natural disasters & more!
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Finally, where can we find Amy?
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