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The Johnstown Flood: Core Events of Deadly Disaster
This title covers these subjects: Natural disasters., Johnstown (Pa.) -- History., Floods.
The Johnstown Flood: Core Events of Deadly Disaster
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The Johnstown Flood: Core Events of a Deadly Disaster

Most areas are prone to flooding now and then, and Johnstown, Pennsylvania, is no exception. But in May 1889, a dam burst following heavy rains, and the people of Johnstown were in the path of something shocking and tragic. Find out what happened when a gushing wall of water swept over the town and the people in it. Could anyone survive such a devastating disaster?

Reading LevelGrades 3-4
Interest LevelGrades 3-6
Lexile Level940L
ATOS Level5.6
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #163727
Early Intervention Level26
Text TypeInformational Text
Text SubtypeCause & Effect
PublisherCapstone Press
BrandFact Finders
Page Dimensions7 3/4" x 8 3/4"
Page Count32
BindingReinforced Library Binding
List Price: $27.99 School/Library Price

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School Library Journal - Jennifer Prince, Buncombe County Public Libraries, NC

"This series is perfect. Not only does each title explain clearly and concisely a specific crisis in American history, but it also details how each was resolved and how it impacted people and places for generations to come. . . .Quotes from eyewitnesses are used liberally and add drama and immediacy to the narrative." - School Library Journal

April 1, 2014