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The Resource Disasters : natural and man-made catastrophes through the centuries, Brenda Z. Guiberson

Disasters : natural and man-made catastrophes through the centuries, Brenda Z. Guiberson

Label
Disasters : natural and man-made catastrophes through the centuries
Title
Disasters
Title remainder
natural and man-made catastrophes through the centuries
Statement of responsibility
Brenda Z. Guiberson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Natural and man-made disasters have the power to destroy thousands of lives very quickly. Both as they unfold and in the aftermath, these forces of nature astonish the rest of the world with their incredible devastation and magnitude. In this collection of ten well-known catastrophes ... Brenda Guiberson explores the causes and effects, as well as the local and global reverberations of these calamitous events."--barnesandnoble.com
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Guiberson, Brenda Z
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
1080 L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
Grades 5-8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
7.9
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Natural disasters.
  • Disasters.
  • Natural disasters
  • Disasters
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Disasters : natural and man-made catastrophes through the centuries, Brenda Z. Guiberson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Christy Ottaviano Books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-218) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Smallpox: the parasitic horror -- Great Chicago fire: October 8, 1871 -- Johnstown flood: May 31, 1889 -- San Francisco shaking: April 18, 1906 -- Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire: March 25, 1911 -- Titanic: April 15, 1912 -- Blue skin and bloody sputum: pandemic flu of 1918 -- No water, no jobs, no relief: the Dust Bowl of the 1930s -- Mammoth shakes and monster waves, destruction in 12 countries: December 26, 2004 -- Hurricane Katrina and the drowning of New Orleans: August 29, 2005
Control code
ocn324731240
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First ed
Extent
228 pages
Isbn
9780805081701
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper) :
Lccn
2009018908
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780805081701
  • (OCoLC)324731240
  • (Sirsi) b12627975
Label
Disasters : natural and man-made catastrophes through the centuries, Brenda Z. Guiberson
Publication
Note
"Christy Ottaviano Books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-218) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Smallpox: the parasitic horror -- Great Chicago fire: October 8, 1871 -- Johnstown flood: May 31, 1889 -- San Francisco shaking: April 18, 1906 -- Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire: March 25, 1911 -- Titanic: April 15, 1912 -- Blue skin and bloody sputum: pandemic flu of 1918 -- No water, no jobs, no relief: the Dust Bowl of the 1930s -- Mammoth shakes and monster waves, destruction in 12 countries: December 26, 2004 -- Hurricane Katrina and the drowning of New Orleans: August 29, 2005
Control code
ocn324731240
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First ed
Extent
228 pages
Isbn
9780805081701
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper) :
Lccn
2009018908
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780805081701
  • (OCoLC)324731240
  • (Sirsi) b12627975

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