Three Mile Island Nuclear Disaster

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This title examines an important historic event - the Three Mile Island nuclear disaster near Middletown, Pennsylvania. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the history of nuclear power in the United States, how a nuclear plant works, details of the emergency at Metropolitan Edison Company's nuclear power plant, handling of the disaster by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, President Jimmy Carter's visit to Three Mile Island, the investigation into the disaster, and the effects of this event on society. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web links, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 7
BISACS JNF025210, JNF051160, JNF051070
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Social Studies
Copyright 2012
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2012-01-01
ISBN 9781617833113, 9781614786122
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 363.17
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
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Essential Events Set 8 – School Library Journal

These titles offer concise, insightful analysis of events that have left a mark on past and recent American history. . . .Each volume provides readers with the necessary historical context, the pertinent details of the events themselves, and the short-term effects and lasting legacies of each one. . . . Within the framework of the narratives, judicious sidebars, and photographs and other images, readers are introduced to what should be standard research topics. Each book concludes with a handy time line; bulleted facts; a glossary; and a brief bibliography of secondary sources, web links, and places to visit. Overall, these titles are excellent introductions to these important topics, particularly for developing an analytical framework for debate