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Threatening Skies: History's Most Dangerous Weather
Author: Garbe, Suzanne
Summary: Swirling tornadoes, blinding blizzards, and driving rain. Killer storms have wreaked havoc throughout history, especially before reliable prediction tools were available. Follow the deadly paths of history's most dangerous weather events.
Unsolved Historical Mysteries
Author: Lassieur, Allison
Summary: What happened to the people of the Roanoke Colony? Why did the crew of the Mary Celeste abandon ship? Who wrote the mysterious Voynich Manuscript and what does it mean? History is filled with many unexplained and baffling mysteries. With dramatic pho...
The Apollo 13 Mission: Core Events of a Crisis in Space
Author: Radomski, Kassandra
Summary: During the 1960s, humans were finally able to explore the universe beyond Earth. But at what cost? Many people lost their lives in a race to go where humans had never gone before. Find out what happened when an explosion on a spacecraft left three U....
The Hindenburg Explosion: Core Events of a Disaster in the Air
Author: Otfinoski, Steven
Summary: Before commercial airplanes became a common form of travel, giant airships were a popular mode of long distance transportation for those who could afford it. But airships could be quite dangerous. In an instant, they could explode or catch fire. Expl...
The Johnstown Flood: Core Events of Deadly Disaster
Author: Richards, Marlee
Summary: Most areas are prone to flooding now and then, and Johnstown, Pennsylvania, is no exception. But in May 1889, a dam burst following heavy rains, and the people of Johnstown were in the path of something shocking and tragic. Find out what happened whe...
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