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.
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 7|
|BISACS||JNF051160, JNF051140, JNF025070|
|Subject||History, Social Studies|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 9.25|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||NOT AR|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Essential Events Set 6 – Booklist
Set 6 in the Essential Events series, each of these gripping titles tells a historical drama, often a catastrophe, and discusses the crucial political, social, and technical issues. The spacious series design is inviting, with many color illustrations and screens, and the extensive back matter includes a detailed time line, glossary, bibliography, and source notes.
Chernobyl Disaster (Essential Events) – Horn Book Guide
This book presents an account of the world’s worst nuclear power plant disaster. The events leading to the disaster, including faulty design, inadequate testing, human errors, and lack of safety precautions, are succinctly told. . . . Photographs and sidebars enhance the readable text. . .