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The Great Molasses Flood : Boston, 1919

Author: Deborah Kops
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of the January 1919 molasses tank explosion in Boston, Massachusetts, seeks to uncover why the tank blew up and who was to blame through primary sources and archival photographs that show the extent of the damage.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Kops
ISBN: 9781580893480 1580893481 9781580893497 158089349X
OCLC Number: 697979454
Target Audience: Middle School.; 900
Description: x, 102 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Lunchtime near the harbor --
A terrible wave --
Hundreds to the rescue --
Who is to blame? --
A flood of stories --
A real or mythical bomber?
Responsibility: Deborah Kops.

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An account of the January 1919 molasses tank explosion in Boston, Massachusetts, seeks to uncover why the tank blew up and who was to blame through primary sources and archival photographs that show the extent of the damage.

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