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Disasters

Tim Healey

Disasters

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Published by Silver Burdett Co. in Morristown, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disasters -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten and devised by Tim Healey.
    SeriesTimespan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD24 .H42 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination61 p. :
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4430895M
    LC Control Number79064165

    Beginning readers will enjoy this fact-filled nonfiction book about disasters at sea. Torpedo attacks and oil spills are only two of the real life doomed sea disasters retold in this book. Readers will be challenged with rich vocabulary and sentence structure.


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