Coverart for item
The Resource Disasters : natural and man-made catastrophes through the centuries, Brenda Z. Guiberson

Disasters : natural and man-made catastrophes through the centuries, Brenda Z. Guiberson

Label
Disasters : natural and man-made catastrophes through the centuries
Title
Disasters
Title remainder
natural and man-made catastrophes through the centuries
Statement of responsibility
Brenda Z. Guiberson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Natural and man-made disasters have the power to destroy thousands of lives very quickly. Both as they unfold and in the aftermath, these forces of nature astonish the rest of the world with their incredible devastation and magnitude. In this collection of ten well-known catastrophes ... Brenda Guiberson explores the causes and effects, as well as the local and global reverberations of these calamitous events."--Barnesandnoble.com
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
904
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GB5014
LC item number
.G83 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Disasters : natural and man-made catastrophes through the centuries, Brenda Z. Guiberson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Christy Ottaviano Books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-218) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Smallpox: the parasitic horror -- Great Chicago fire: October 8, 1871 -- Johnstown flood: May 31, 1889 -- San Francisco shaking: April 18, 1906 -- Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire: March 25, 1911 -- Titanic: April 15, 1912 -- Blue skin and bloody sputum: pandemic flu of 1918 -- No water, no jobs, no relief: the Dust Bowl of the 1930s -- Mammoth shakes and monster waves, destruction in 12 countries: December 26, 2004 -- Hurricane Katrina and the drowning of New Orleans: August 29, 2005
Control code
ocn324731240
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
228 pages
Isbn
9780805081701
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009018908
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)324731240
Label
Disasters : natural and man-made catastrophes through the centuries, Brenda Z. Guiberson
Publication
Note
"Christy Ottaviano Books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-218) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Smallpox: the parasitic horror -- Great Chicago fire: October 8, 1871 -- Johnstown flood: May 31, 1889 -- San Francisco shaking: April 18, 1906 -- Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire: March 25, 1911 -- Titanic: April 15, 1912 -- Blue skin and bloody sputum: pandemic flu of 1918 -- No water, no jobs, no relief: the Dust Bowl of the 1930s -- Mammoth shakes and monster waves, destruction in 12 countries: December 26, 2004 -- Hurricane Katrina and the drowning of New Orleans: August 29, 2005
Control code
ocn324731240
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
228 pages
Isbn
9780805081701
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009018908
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)324731240

Library Locations

  • Albina LibraryBorrow it
    3605 NE 15th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97212, US
    45.549039 -122.650525
  • Belmont LibraryBorrow it
    1038 SE César E. Chávez Boulevard, Portland, OR, 97214, US
    45.515217 -122.622669
  • Capitol Hill LibraryBorrow it
    10723 SW Capitol Highway, Portland, OR, 97219, US
    45.448003 -122.725422
  • Central LibraryBorrow it
    801 SW 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97205, US
    45.519098 -122.682899
  • Fairview-Columbia LibraryBorrow it
    1520 NE Village Street, Fairview, OR, 97024, US
    45.532283 -122.439336
  • Gregory Heights LibraryBorrow it
    7921 NE Sandy Boulevard, Portland, OR, 97213, US
    45.551662 -122.581264
  • Gresham LibraryBorrow it
    385 NW Miller Avenue, Gresham, OR, 97030, US
    45.500070 -122.433041
  • Hillsdale LibraryBorrow it
    1525 SW Sunset Boulevard, Portland, OR, 97239, US
    45.479852 -122.694013
  • Holgate LibraryBorrow it
    7905 SE Holgate Boulevard, Portland, OR, 97206, US
    45.490548 -122.582218
  • Hollywood LibraryBorrow it
    4040 NE Tillamook Street, Portland, OR, 97212, US
    45.537544 -122.621237
  • Isom BuildingBorrow it
    205 NE Russell Street , Portland, OR, 97212, US
    45.541222 -122.663268
  • Kenton LibraryBorrow it
    8226 N Denver Avenue, Portland, OR, 97217, US
    45.582857 -122.686379
  • Midland LibraryBorrow it
    805 SE 122nd Avenue, Portland, OR, 97233, US
    45.516683 -122.538488
  • North Portland LibraryBorrow it
    512 N Killingsworth Street, Portland, OR, 97217, US
    45.562454 -122.671507
  • Northwest LibraryBorrow it
    2300 NW Thurman Street, Portland, OR, 97210, US
    45.535316 -122.699254
  • Rockwood LibraryBorrow it
    17917 SE Stark Street, Portland, OR, 97233, US
    45.519541 -122.479013
  • Sellwood-Moreland LibraryBorrow it
    7860 SE 13th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97202, US
    45.467703 -122.652639
  • St. Johns LibraryBorrow it
    7510 N Charleston Avenue, Portland, OR, 97203, US
    45.590046 -122.751043
  • The Title Wave Used BookstoreBorrow it
    216 NE Knott Street, Portland, OR, 97212, US
    45.541647 -122.663075
  • Troutdale LibraryBorrow it
    2451 SW Cherry Park Road, Troutdale, OR, 97060, US
    45.529595 -122.409662
  • Woodstock LibraryBorrow it
    6008 SE 49th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97206, US
    45.478961 -122.612079
Processing Feedback ...