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Major Disasters

Earthquakes, storms, and other disasters can cause massive damage that lasts for months or even years. This series explores the causes and aftermath of eight devastating disasters, as well as how areas are working to recover. Each book pairs short paragraphs of easy-to-read-text with plentiful photos and includes a table of contents, fun facts, sidebars, comprehension questions, a glossary, an index, and a list of resources for further reading. Apex books have low reading levels (grades 2–3) but are designed for older students, with interest levels of grades 3–7.

Features:  table of contents, fast facts, sidebars, comprehension questions, glossary, index, list of resources for further reading, lots of colorful photos

Specifications

Copyright:  2024
Reading Level: Grades 2–3
Interest Level: Grades 3–7
Dewey: 550 – 970
Trim Size: 7 x 9
Page Count: 32

Pricing

Library bound: $21.95 library / $31.35 list
Set of 8: $175.60 library / $250.80 list

Paperback price: $9.95
Set of 8: $79.60

Hosted eBook price: $24.95
Set of 8: $199.60

Teacher Resources
Major Disasters

Earthquakes, storms, and other disasters can cause massive damage that lasts for months or even years. This series explores the causes and aftermath of eight devastating disasters, as well as how areas are working to recover. Each book pairs short paragraphs of easy-to-read-text with plentiful photos and includes a table of contents, fun facts, sidebars, comprehension questions, a glossary, an index, and a list of resources for further reading. Apex books have low reading levels (grades 2–3) but are designed for older students, with interest levels of grades 3–7.

Features:  table of contents, fast facts, sidebars, comprehension questions, glossary, index, list of resources for further reading, lots of colorful photos

Specifications

Copyright:  2024
Reading Level: Grades 2–3
Interest Level: Grades 3–7
Dewey: 550 – 970
Trim Size: 7 x 9
Page Count: 32

Pricing

Library bound: $21.95 library / $31.35 list
Set of 8: $175.60 library / $250.80 list

Paperback price: $9.95
Set of 8: $79.60

Hosted eBook price: $24.95
Set of 8: $199.60

Teacher Resources
Book title GRL Library Bound ISBN Paperback ISBN Hosted eBook ISBN
Major Disasters (Set of 8)
O 978‑1‑63738‑753‑5 978‑1‑63738‑796‑2 978‑1‑63738‑839‑6
2022 Pakistan Floods
O 978‑1‑63738‑754‑2 978‑1‑63738‑797‑9 978‑1‑63738‑840‑2
COVID-19
O 978‑1‑63738‑755‑9 978‑1‑63738‑798‑6 978‑1‑63738‑841‑9
The Dust Bowl
O 978‑1‑63738‑756‑6 978‑1‑63738‑799‑3 978‑1‑63738‑842‑6
Fukushima
O 978‑1‑63738‑757‑3 978‑1‑63738‑800‑6 978‑1‑63738‑843‑3
Hurricane Katrina
O 978‑1‑63738‑758‑0 978‑1‑63738‑801‑3 978‑1‑63738‑844‑0
Indian Ocean Tsunami
O 978‑1‑63738‑759‑7 978‑1‑63738‑802‑0 978‑1‑63738‑845‑7
Mount St. Helens
O 978‑1‑63738‑760‑3 978‑1‑63738‑803‑7 978‑1‑63738‑846‑4
Texas Ice Storms
O 978‑1‑63738‑761‑0 978‑1‑63738‑804‑4 978‑1‑63738‑847‑1
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