Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917

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Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.80
Publisher
Square Fish
Publish Date
Pages
160
Dimensions
6.1 X 8.14 X 0.42 inches | 0.44 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781250040084

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About the Author

Sally M. Walker is the author of Written in Bone, Fossil Fish Found Alive, and Secrets of a Civil War Submarine, which was awarded a Sibert Medal. She lives in Illinois

Reviews

"The well-designed volume clearly depicts the extent of the devastation in both words and photographs. . . . As usual, this author's source notes and use of primary sources serves as a model of nonfiction writing." --Shelf Awareness

"* Riveting." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Disasters make for gripping reading, and this account of the huge explosion of a munitions ship and its devastating effects in Halifax Harbor, Canada, in 1917 tells the dramatic history with clear detailed facts." --Booklist

"Halifax does indeed have a story to tell, but Walker once again proves that it's her consummate gifts as a storyteller that breathe life into the tale." --The Horn Book

"This tragic, but well-told story belongs in most collections." --School Library Journal