- ISBN: 0766021092(hb.)
- Physical Description: 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, 2003.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Dangerous proposition -- The dam in the mountains -- Prepare for the worst -- "The end of the world" -- Relief and recovery -- The future.
|Summary, etc.:|| An account of the great Johnstown, Pennsylvania, flood of 1889, when a dam failed and over two thousand people died, making this one of the worst peacetime disasters in the history of the United States.
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|Subject:||Floods > Pennsylvania > Johnstown > History > 19th century > Juvenile literature.
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