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Series of 8 titles

Black blizzards. Toxic water. Killer smog. Deadly oil spills. In this compelling new narrative nonfiction series, readers will learn about the world's worst environmental disasters. Through riveting stories and first-person accounts, each book traces an ecological catastrophe from the beginning to its aftermath. Readers will uncover the truth about what caused the tragedy, the disaster's devastating toll on people and the environment, steps taken to remedy the problem, as well as what can be done to prevent another catastrophe from happening in the future. Fascinating photos of the actual events, maps, and fact boxes enrich the compelling text. The personal, and often heart-breaking, stories will grip and inspire young readers.

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Title   ATOS Format Qty
Cover: Deadly Mine: Libby, Montana Deadly Mine: Libby, Montana 5.8
Cover: Killer Smog: London, England Killer Smog: London, England 5.6
Cover: Nuclear Accident: Chernobyl Power Plant, Ukraine Nuclear Accident: Chernobyl Power Plant, Ukraine 6.0
Cover: Oil Spill: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Deepwater Horizon 5.6
Cover: Poisoned Air: Bhopal, India Poisoned Air: Bhopal, India 5.8
Cover: Rising Seas: Miami, Florida Rising Seas: Miami, Florida 5.8
Cover: Sick Soil: The Dust Bowl Sick Soil: The Dust Bowl 5.5
Cover: Toxic Water: Minamata, Japan Toxic Water: Minamata, Japan 5.8
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 3
Category Hi-Lo
Subject Science, Social Studies
Copyright 2018
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2017-07-19
Reading Counts! Level 6.3
Dewey 363.11'9622338190916364-973.917
Graphics Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 890-990
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 5.5-6.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Correlations, Glossary of key words, Index, Online learning supplement, Sources for further research, and Table of contents