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Written by Lisa Owings


ISBN: 978-0-531-24639-9

List Price: $26.00

Your Price: $19.50

Most people in Pripyat never expected the day to come when they’d have to flee for their lives. The Soviet Union boasted about the safety of the nuclear city. But in 1986, one of the town’s nuclear reactors exploded and released deadly radiation. This title explains the Chernobyl accident for curious readers.
Item #: 664944
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2018
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 6 1/2 x 9
Pages: 24
Grades: 3 - 7
Ages: 8 - 12
Dewey #: 363.47
  • Second-person narrative openings transport readers to abandoned places
  • Fun fact sidebars add bonus information of extremely high interest
  • United States and world maps point out the locations of the abandoned places
  • Timelines break down the peak periods of the places
  • Open endings for places with mysterious abandonment let readers form their own conclusions
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