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The Resource Blizzard of glass : the Halifax explosion of 1917, Sally M. Walker

Blizzard of glass : the Halifax explosion of 1917, Sally M. Walker

Label
Blizzard of glass : the Halifax explosion of 1917
Title
Blizzard of glass
Title remainder
the Halifax explosion of 1917
Statement of responsibility
Sally M. Walker
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the story from World War I in which two towns were leveled and almost two thousand people killed following the collison of two warships in Halifax Harbour and a blizzard that dumped over a foot of snow in the area
Summary
When two ships collided in Halifax Harbour, on December 6, 1917, one of them was full of munitions for World War I. The ensuing explosion, aftershocks, and tsunami wreaked unbelievable devastation. It was the largest explosion in the world until the atomic bomb was detonated in World War II in 1945.
Writing style
Illustration
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Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2011
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10044722
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
971.6/22503
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
1100
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
F1039.5.H17
LC item number
W35 2011
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1100
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
juvenile
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the Halifax explosion of 1917
Label
Blizzard of glass : the Halifax explosion of 1917, Sally M. Walker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 138-140) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
20594084
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 145 pages
Isbn
9780805089455
Lccn
2011005914
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (DLC) 2011005914
  • (OCoLC)ocn711777112
  • (OCoLC)711777112
Label
Blizzard of glass : the Halifax explosion of 1917, Sally M. Walker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 138-140) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
20594084
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 145 pages
Isbn
9780805089455
Lccn
2011005914
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (DLC) 2011005914
  • (OCoLC)ocn711777112
  • (OCoLC)711777112

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