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Twisted true tales from science : disaster discoveries / Stephanie Bearce ; with illustrations by Eliza Bolli.

Bearce, Stephanie, (author.). Bolli, Eliza, (illustrator.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library j363.34 BEAR (Text) 38650833350109 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton J 363.34 Bea (Text) 30890000618684 New Youth materials Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781618215741
  • ISBN: 1618215744
  • Physical Description: 143 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Waco, Texas : Prufrock Press Inc., [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-141).
Formatted Contents Note:
It's Earth's fault -- Vesuvius -- Aleppo quakes -- Mystery flood -- 1816-the year without a summer -- Super solar storm -- Tri-state terror -- The Tunguska event -- The exploding lake -- Killer tsunami -- Angel of the beach -- Tallest tsunami -- Biggest and baddest earthquakes -- Science lab: Vortex in a bottle -- Science lab: Which way the wind? -- Humans caused it -- Gladiator disaster -- The beer flood -- The Peshtigo fire -- The Halifax explosion -- Killer fog -- The great molasses flood -- Door to hell -- Fukushima disaster -- Science lab: Fog it up -- Science lab: The density dilemma -- Disaster daredevils -- Avalanche king -- Hurricane hunters -- Smokejumpers -- Into the volcano -- Science lab: Measure wind speed -- Science lab: Build a volcano.
Summary, etc.:
London was once covered in a fog so polluted that it killed 12,000 people. The Aleppo earthquake killed 230,000 people, and a wall of water mysteriously wiped out the whole town of Burnam-on-the-Sea. All of these were catastrophic disasters, but they led to important discoveries in science. Learn about how the earth turned to liquid in New Zealand, and what happens when a tsunami meets a nuclear reactor. These stories may sound twisted and strange, but they are all true tales from science!
Subject: Natural disasters > Juvenile literature.
Disasters > Juvenile literature.
Industrial accidents > Juvenile literature.

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