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Author Walker, Sally M.

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

Imprint New York : Henry Holt, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS True Stories  TR WALKER    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xii, 145 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 138-140) and index.
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.
Summary 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.
Study Program Accelerated Reader RL 7.9 4.0 PCMS
Subject Halifax Explosion, Halifax, N.S., 1917 -- Juvenile literature.
Halifax (N.S.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Explosions -- Nova Scotia -- Halifax -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Halifax (N.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Halifax (N.S.) -- Biography.
Halifax (N.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
Explosions -- Nova Scotia -- Halifax -- History -- 20th century.
Halifax Explosion, Halifax, N.S., 1917.
Halifax (N.S.) -- History.
Explosions -- Halifax (N.S.) -- History.
Halifax (N.S.) -- Biography.
ISBN 9780805089455 (hc)
0805089454 (hc)

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