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The Chernobyl Disaster

Author: Marcia Amidon Lüsted
Publisher: Edina, Minn. : ABDO Pub., ©2011.
Series: Essential events.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This title examines an important historic event - the Chernobyl disaster. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the background of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, events leading up to the disaster, responses to the accident, key people involved, and the short-term and long-term effects of the incident on society and the environment. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, facts, additional resources,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.
Chernobyl Disaster.
Edina, Minn. : ABDO Pub., ©2011
(DLC) 2010045019
(OCoLC)663953099
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marcia Amidon Lüsted
ISBN: 9781617589218 1617589217
OCLC Number: 767732038
Notes: "Essential library"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 1 online resource (112 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: 1:23 a.m., April 26, 1986 --
In the Beginning --
Chernobyl's reactors --
It was just a test --
Fires, confusion, and chaos --
The first effects --
Government response --
The world finds out --
The aftermath --
The legacy --
Timeline --
Essential facts --
Glossary.
Series Title: Essential events.
Responsibility: by Marcia Amidon Lusted.

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"This title examines an important historic event - the Chernobyl disaster. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the background of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, events leading up to the disaster, responses to the accident, key people involved, and the short-term and long-term effects of the incident on society and the environment. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Events is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company."--

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