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Author Goldish, Meish, author.

Title Nuclear accident : Chernobyl Power Plant, Ukraine / by Meish Goldish.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Bearport Publishing, [2018]


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 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 363.1799 GOL    Available
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Description 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Eco-disasters
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Audience Ages 5-8.
Summary On April 26, 1986, while workers were conducting a test at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, disaster struck. One of the reactors exploded, erupting into a blazing inferno. The reactor's sealing cap was blown off and a lethal shower of radioactive material was launched into the night sky. Nuclear Accident: Chernobyl Power Plant, Ukraine traces the catastrophic nuclear disaster that contaminated a massive area of Europe with deadly radiation. Fascinating photos of the actual events, maps, and fact boxes enrich the compelling text. The personal and heart-breaking story will grip and inspire young readers.
Contents A huge blast -- Deadly flames -- The power of radiation -- A dangerous secret -- A smoky battle -- Leaving home -- The giant clean up -- More sickness -- Forbidden foods -- Angry voices -- A ghost town -- The debate continues.
Subject Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, Chornobyl╩╣, Ukraine, 1986 -- Juvenile literature.
Nuclear power plants -- Accidents -- Ukraine -- Chornobyl╩╣ -- Juvenile literature.
Environmental disasters -- Ukraine -- Chornobyl╩╣ -- Juvenile literature.
Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, Chornobyl', Ukraine, 1986.
Environmental disasters -- Ukraine.
Nuclear power plants -- Accidents -- Ukraine.
Other Form: Online version: Goldish, Meish. Nuclear accident. New York, New York : Bearport Publishing, [2018] 9781684022816 (DLC) 2017022748
ISBN 9781684022274 (library binding)
1684022274 (library binding)

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