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The Hindenburg Disaster

From the Series Code Red

As the Hindenburg approached its landing in Lakehurst, New Jersey in 1937, radio announcer Herbert Morrison remarked that the ship's windows looked like "glittering jewels" in the sun. Moments later, a spark ignited the hydrogen-powered Hindenburg. Morrison cried out, "Oh, the humanity!" as the ship plunged to a fiery death.The Hindenburg Disasterrecounts this air tragedy in gripping narrative detail as it introduces readers to crew members and passengers who flew that last flight. Kids will go inside the Hindenburg to learn how this great airship was created, and discover the sad facts that doomed the airship. A series of primary-source quotes from survivors and witnesses reveal the human drama, while a "Profiles" section lists key players on the Hindenburg.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 4
Subject History, Science, Social Studies
Copyright 2007
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2007-01-01
Dewey 363.12'465
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 760
ATOS Reading Level 4.7
Accelerated ReaderĀ® Quiz 113329
Accelerated ReaderĀ® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Correlations, Glossary of key words, Index, Online learning supplement, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents