Cause-and-Effect Disasters

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 led to the ultimate outcomes? Even the most reluctant readers won’t be able to resist engaging in these gripping stories, which are full of action and suspense and are combined with gripping visuals and photos. Cause-and-effect diagrams and sidebars help strengthen key curricular skills of critical thinking and inference.

Cover: Death in the Donner Party: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation
Cover: Hurricane Katrina and the Flooding of New Orleans: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation
Cover: The Children's Blizzard of 1888: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation
Title   Lexile GRL ATOS Format Qty
Cause-and-Effect Disasters — eBook Set
Cause-and-Effect Disasters — Library Bound Set
  • Available in limited formats
  • Soon! Spring 2020
  • New! Fall 2019
  • New! Spring 2019
Title   Lexile GRL ATOS Format Qty
Death in the Donner Party: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation 750 5.0
Hurricane Katrina and the Flooding of New Orleans: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation 870 5.7
The Children's Blizzard of 1888: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation 780 5.3
The Great Chicago Fire: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation 810 5.3
The Irish Potato Famine: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation 770 5.5
The Jamestown Colony Disaster: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation 710 5.4
  • Available in limited formats
  • Soon! Spring 2020
  • New! Fall 2019
  • New! Spring 2019

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Cause-and-Effect Disasters

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 led to the ultimate outcomes? Even the most reluctant readers won’t be able to resist… View →