A great close read to keep your reading coach happy. The backdrop of the story is the 1989 World Series that was disrupted by a sever earthquake. The story explains the dynamic nature of Earth's interior that are displayed outwardly as earthquakes. (1080L, 1200 words). Comes complete with ELA-style questions.
Covers standard: SC.7.E.6.1 Describe the layers of the solid Earth, including the lithosphere, the hot convecting mantle, and the dense metallic liquid and solid cores.