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Blizzard of glass : the Halifax explosion of 1917

Author: Sally M Walker
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Recounts the story from World War I in which two towns were leveled and almost two thousand people killed following the collision of two warships in Halifax Harbour and a blizzard that dumped over a foot of snow in the area.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally M Walker
ISBN: 9780805089455 0805089454
OCLC Number: 711777112
Target Audience: Middle School.
Description: xii, 145 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: A story to tell --
Steaming toward disaster: November 25 to December 5 --
December 6, 1917 --
In Halifax Harbour --
Shortly before nine o'clock --
A horrendous explosion --
The end of the world --
Help! --
A turn for the worse --
The blame --
Recovery and reconstruction --
Time passes.
Responsibility: Sally M. Walker.

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Recounts the story from World War I in which two towns were leveled and almost two thousand people killed following the collision of two warships in Halifax Harbour and a blizzard that dumped over a foot of snow in the area.

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