Poisoned Water: How the Citizens of Flint, Michigan, Fought for Their Lives and Warned the Nation

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Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
6.2 X 9.3 X 1.0 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781547602322

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About the Author

Candy J. Cooper is a Pulitzer Prize finalist and winner of the Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting. She has been a staff writer for four newspapers, including the Detroit Free Press and the San Francisco Examiner. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Columbia Journalism Review, and the Chronicle of Higher Education, among other publications. She is also the author of several books for classroom use. She lives in Montclair, New Jersey.

Marc Aronson earned his PhD in American history while beginning his career as an editor and author of books for children and teenagers. The first winner of the Robert L. Sibert medal from the American Library Association and the editor of the tenth winner, he is now a full-time faculty member at the Rutgers School of Communication and Information. He and his wife and sometimes coauthor, Marina Budhos, live in Maplewood, New Jersey.
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Reviews

"Poignant . . . This detailed offering, the first specifically intended for young audiences, has multiple curriculum applications." --Booklist, starred review

"Thoroughly sourced and meticulously documented, this stomach-churning, blood-boiling, tear-jerking account synthesizes a city's herculean efforts to access safe, clean water. . . . This compulsively readable, must-buy narrative nonfiction serves as the ultimate antidote to civic complacence." --School Library Journal, starred review

"A careful, conscious encapsulation of a consequential U.S. frontier for renewed environmental justice activism." --Kirkus Reviews