Avalanches & Landslides
Avalanches & Landslides
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Annotation: Discusses, in graphic novel format, avalanches and landslides that have occurred through time and what steps are taken to control them and reduce their effects.
Catalog Number: #18063
Format: Library Binding
All Formats: Search
Special Formats: Graphic Novel Graphic Novel
Copyright Date: 2007
Edition Date: 2007
Pages: 48 p.
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-404-21992-7
ISBN 13: 978-1-404-21992-2
Dewey: 363.34
LCCN: 2006032878
Dimensions: 26 cm.
Language: English
Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.
Word Count: 3,121
Reading Level: 4.3
Interest Level: 5-9
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 4.3 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 113104 / grade: Middle Grades
Guided Reading Level: U

This book takes a thrilling look at an avalanche in Washington State that buried two trains and killed ninety-six people; a landslide in Peru that sent millions of tons of rock and ice cascading at 60 mph down a mountainside, destroying villages in its path; and a mudslide in the Philippines that destroyed a village on the island of Leyte. The combination of a graphic nonfiction format with the high-interest topic of avalanches is perfect for your reluctant readers.


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