Ecological disasters
(Book)

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Published:
[Costa Mesa, Calif.] : Saddleback Educational Pub., c2013.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
92 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 5.3 - AR Pts: 1
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 720L
Rating:
5.3.
Status:
McMurray Middle - Teen Non-Fiction
363.7 WEI
Description
Themes: Hi-Lo, headlines, nonfiction, disasters, world events. As society moves forward technologically and scientifically, pollution wrecks the natural environment. Learn here about the tragic effects of industrial accidents such as the Great Smog of London, Love Canal, the Hanford and Fukushima nuclear plants, the Exxon Valdez, Chernobyl, and Bhopal. This series of nonfiction readers will grab a student's interest from the very first page! Designed with struggling readers in mind, these riveting 92-page books offer short chapters on significant disasters. Each chapter is its own mini-book, which includes a timeline, key terms, and interesting facts. Fascinating black and white photographs keep the pages turning. A bibliography encourages further topical reading.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781616519308 (Mackin), 1616519304 (Mackin)
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.3, 1 Points
Lexile code:
HL: High-Low
Lexile measure:
720

Notes

General Note
Previous edition published as: Environmental disasters.
General Note
Includes index.
Description
Presents case studies of environmental disasters including the great smog of London in 1952, Love Canal in the 1970s, the Hanfield nuclear plant, the "Exxon Valdez," Chernobyl, and Fukushima Daiichi in 2011.
Target Audience
5.3.
Target Audience
7-12.
Target Audience
HL 720,Lexile.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS,UG,4.8,1.0,77986.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Weil, A. (2013). Ecological disasters. [Costa Mesa, Calif.]: Saddleback Educational Pub.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Weil, Ann. 2013. Ecological Disasters. [Costa Mesa, Calif.]: Saddleback Educational Pub.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Weil, Ann, Ecological Disasters. [Costa Mesa, Calif.]: Saddleback Educational Pub, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Weil, Ann. Ecological Disasters. [Costa Mesa, Calif.]: Saddleback Educational Pub, 2013. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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