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Disaster!: Tragedies That Gripped the World

From the Series Flash Points

A fire breaks out in a factory, killing almost 150 people. A nuclear reactor melts down, leaving almost 39,000 square miles of land poisoned by radiation. The German airship Hindenburg falls… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.9

Flash Points — Library Bound Set

From the Series Flash Points

Set

Flash Points is a high/low nonfiction series that showcases critical turning points in history, with subjects ranging from space exploration to civil rights. Each Flash Points title focuses… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Liftoff!: Space Exploration

From the Series Flash Points

In 1957, the USSR sent its first man-made satellite into space. This began the Space Race between the USSR and the United States. The US quickly became the world leader in space exploration… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.6

Power On!: Life-Changing Technology

From the Series Flash Points

Phones have come a long way since Alexander Graham Bell's first telephone call in 1876, a moment that changed the course of technology's history. President Franklin D. Roosevelt's series of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.9

Stand Up!: Fighting for Civil Rights

From the Series Flash Points

Jackie Robinson plays his first game for the Dodgers in 1947. Hundreds of people boycott buses in Montgomery, Alabama. Seventeen people are killed in a march for voting equality. Two athletes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.4