From the Series Disasters Up Close
Air disasters don’t happen often, but when they do, they take a terrible toll. Airplane crashes usually lead to death and destruction. But quick thinking on the part of pilots, passengers, airport workers, and rescuers can help more people survive air disasters. With dramatic images and firsthand survivor stories—plus the latest facts and figures—this book shows you some of the world’s worst air disasters up close.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||64|
|Graphics||1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||8 x 10|
|Guided Reading Level||W|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.6|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||119389|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Maps, Photo captions, Primary source quotations/images, Sidebars, Source notes, Table of contents, and Timeline|
Author: Mary B. Woods
Mary B. Woods is an elementary school librarian in the Fairfax County (VA) Public School system. She has presented at international librarians' conferences. Mary is the researcher on the Woods team, and Michael is the writer. They have written almost 40 books.
Author: Michael Woods
Michael Woods is a science and medical writer whose nationally syndicated newspaper stories and columns have won numerous national awards. He directs a program at the American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society, to inform the public about science. Michael is the writer on the Woods team, and Mary is the researcher. They have written almost 40 books.