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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

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Disasters : natural and man-made catastrophes through the centuries
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Disasters
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natural and man-made catastrophes through the centuries
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Brenda Z. Guiberson
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eng
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"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
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Title
Disasters
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A history of ten well-known disasters--from the great Chicago fire to Hurricane Katrina--explores the causes and effects of the devastation as well as the power of humankind to persevere in the face of adversity
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A Junior Library Guild selection
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362047
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DLC
Dewey number
904
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GB5014
LC item number
.G83 2010
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1080
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Target audience
juvenile
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natural and man-made catastrophes through the centuries
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natural and man-made catastrophes through the centuries
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Brenda Z. Guiberson
Disasters : natural and man-made catastrophes through the centuries, Brenda Z. Guiberson
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Disasters : natural and man-made catastrophes through the centuries, Brenda Z. Guiberson
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"Christy Ottaviano Books."
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-218) and index
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 jogs, 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
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ocn324731240
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
228 p.
Isbn
9780805081701
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009018908
Other physical details
ill.

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