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Cause-and-Effect Disasters — Library Bound Set

From the Series Cause-and-Effect Disasters

Set

Provide readers with a deeper understanding of history through a cause-and-effect analysis of well-known disasters. What decisions were made, what shortcuts were taken, or what heroic acts… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $183.90
  • Your Price: $137.93
  • 6 titles

Cause-and-Effect Disasters — eBook Set

From the Series Cause-and-Effect Disasters

Set

Provide readers with a deeper understanding of history through a cause-and-effect analysis of well-known disasters. What decisions were made, what shortcuts were taken, or what heroic acts… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $279.90
  • Your Price: $209.93
  • 6 titles

Death in the Donner Party: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation

From the Series Cause-and-Effect Disasters

In 1846, the eighty-seven members of the Donner Party left Illinois to begin a new life in California. Many pioneers made this journey, but the Donner Party faced delays and terrible… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 978/.02

Hurricane Katrina and the Flooding of New Orleans: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation

From the Series Cause-and-Effect Disasters

In August 2005, a massive hurricane hit New Orleans and much of the Gulf Coast. Levees created to protect New Orleans from flooding failed, and water rushed into the city. Some stranded… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 976.3/35064

The Children's Blizzard of 1888: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation

From the Series Cause-and-Effect Disasters

On January 12, 1888, a sudden blizzard barreled across Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, and the Dakota Territory. Blinding snow and howling wind took rural towns by surprise. Many children were… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 363.34/625097709034

The Great Chicago Fire: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation

From the Series Cause-and-Effect Disasters

On October 8, 1871, a fierce fire broke out in the bustling city of Chicago. Jumping rivers and burning miles of buildings and homes, the flames raged for more than two days. More than a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 977.3/11041

The Irish Potato Famine: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation

From the Series Cause-and-Effect Disasters

In the mid-1840s, potato blight ruined the crops of impoverished farmers across Ireland. Many families went hungry without their main source of food. Disease struck down people weakened by… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 941.5081

The Jamestown Colony Disaster: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation

From the Series Cause-and-Effect Disasters

In 1607, settlers from England established the Jamestown colony in North America. Unfamiliar with the land, they struggled to find food, and many fell victim to disease. As tension grew… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 975.5/4251