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Product Description: Environmental Disasters is part of the Disasters Up Close series. It explores disasters such as the 1986 explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Ukrainea tragic event that spewed radioactive dust throughout the country, contaminating land and farm crops and exposing countless people to dangerous levels of radiation...read more

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9780822585411 | Lerner Pub Group, September 1, 2007, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: NE 0000000000000 0000000000 0000000000000

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9780822567745 | Lerner Pub Group, December 15, 2007, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: Environmental Disasters is part of the Disasters Up Close series.

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Product Description: Air Disasters is part of the Disasters Up Close series. It explores what air disasters are, why they happen, and how disasters such as the Hindenburg Crash of 1937, the Concorde Crash of 2000, and 9/11 have impacted people's lives.

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9780822585350 | Lerner Pub Group, September 1, 2007, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: NE 0000000000000 0000000000 0000000000000

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9780822567721 | Lerner Pub Group, December 15, 2007, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: Air Disasters is part of the Disasters Up Close series.

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Product Description: Disasters at Sea is part of the Disasters Up Close series. It explores disasters such as the 1912 sinking of the Titanica horrific event in which 1,523 people died when the unsinkable ship collided with an iceberg on its maiden voyage...read more

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9780822585381 | Lerner Pub Group, September 1, 2007, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: NE 0000000000000 0000000000 0000000000000

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9780822567738 | Lerner Pub Group, December 15, 2007, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: Disasters at Sea is part of the Disasters Up Close series.

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'With dramatic images and firsthand survivor stories-- plus the latest facts and figures-- this book shows you terrifying tsunami disasters up close'--P. [4] of cover.

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9780822566809 | Lerner Pub Group, January 1, 2007, cover price $8.95

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9780822560548 | Lerner Pub Group, September 30, 2006, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: 'With dramatic images and firsthand survivor stories-- plus the latest facts and figures-- this book shows you terrifying tsunami disasters up close'--P.

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Product Description: An introduction to the devastation that can be caused by flowing masses of soil and rock.

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9780822568612 | Lerner Pub Group, January 1, 2007, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: An introduction to the devastation that can be caused by flowing masses of soil and rock.

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9780822565741 | Lerner Pub Group, December 28, 2006, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: Describes mudflows and landslides, providing information on how they develop, where they are most likely to occur, what tragedies have happened in the past, and what steps can be taken to develop warning systems that will save lives.

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Discusses famous storms and presents information on how tornados form, how scientists predict them, and how to prepare for them.

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9780822566793 | Lerner Pub Group, January 1, 2007, cover price $8.95

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9780822547143 | Lerner Pub Group, July 15, 2006, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: Discusses famous storms and presents information on how tornados form, how scientists predict them, and how to prepare for them.

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Product Description: Fire is one of the earths most devastating forces. Fire has many causesfrom a stroke of lightning to a carelessly dropped match. And once a fierce blaze begins, it can swallow forests, homes, and entire towns. A forest or city fire can be a catastrophe for people and their property, as well as for animals and the environment...read more

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9780822566779 | Lerner Pub Group, January 1, 2007, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Fire is one of the earths most devastating forces.

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9780822547136 | Lerner Pub Group, July 15, 2006, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: Explains why fires are so deadly and describes devastating fires throughout history.

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Product Description: Earthquakes (Disasters Up Close) [Jan 01, 2007] Woods, Michael and Woods, Mary B.

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9780822566762 | Lerner Pub Group, January 1, 2007, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Earthquakes (Disasters Up Close) [Jan 01, 2007] Woods, Michael and Woods, Mary B.

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9780822547112 | Lerner Pub Group, July 6, 2006, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: Describes what earthquakes are and explains what causes them and tells what happened during and after major earthquakes that have occurred in the past two hundred and fifty years.

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Product Description: An introduction to the causes of, measurement of, and survival after floods.

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9780822568650 | Lerner Pub Group, January 1, 2007, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: An introduction to the causes of, measurement of, and survival after floods.

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9780822547129 | Lerner Pub Group, December 28, 2006, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: Describes what causes floods, how they do damage, and what relief efforts are involved in cleaning up the devastation they cause, and covers major floods that have happened since 1889.

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Product Description: What if whipping winds and a wall of water descended on your neighborhood? As one of Earths fiercest natural disasters, hurricanes can demolish buildings, uproot whole trees, even wipe out entire communities. The rushing water of the storm surge also carries away cars and rubble...read more

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9780822566786 | Lerner Pub Group, January 1, 2007, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: What if whipping winds and a wall of water descended on your neighborhood?

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9780822547105 | Lerner Pub Group, September 1, 2006, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: Describes what hurricanes are and how they form, explains why they can cause the damage they do, and describes the aftermath of several significant hurricanes and cyclones from the past two centuries.

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Product Description: In an instant, an avalanche can turn a picture-perfect winter scene into a deadly disaster. Huge sheets of snow and ice can race down a mountain at 50 miles (81 kilometers) per hour or faster. Avalanches can toss cars, snap trees, and crush buildings in their path, sometimes burying an entire village in tightly packed snow...read more

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9780822568629 | Lerner Pub Group, January 1, 2007, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: In an instant, an avalanche can turn a picture-perfect winter scene into a deadly disaster.

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9780822565772 | Lerner Pub Group, December 28, 2006, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: Explains what avalanches are and how they occur, describes the destruction they can cause and the rescue efforts often used to find people in the snow, and provides a history of major avalanches the have occurred since prehistoric times.

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Explains what droughts are and what causes them, provides the history of droughts around the world, and describes how scientists study them and what can be done to relieve or prevent them.

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9780822565765 | Lerner Pub Group, December 26, 2006, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: Explains what droughts are and what causes them, provides the history of droughts around the world, and describes how scientists study them and what can be done to relieve or prevent them.

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Product Description: Life was shorter for people born before 1900. Doctors were unsure of the causes of disease, there were fewer medicines to prevent or cure sickness, operations were performed with simple knives and few painkillers, and vaccines and antibiotics were nonexistent...read more

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9780822558279 | Lernerclassroom, January 1, 2006, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Life was shorter for people born before 1900.

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9780822526360 | Twenty First Century Books, September 1, 2005, cover price $26.60 | About this edition: Brief history of some major medical advances, from hand washing to prosthetics.

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Product Description: NO highlighting or underlining. Some wear but overall very good condition. Ships directly from amazon and is eligible for prime or super saver (free) shipping.

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9780822558293 | Lerner Pub Group, January 1, 2006, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: NO highlighting or underlining.

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9780822538073 | Twenty First Century Books, September 1, 2005, cover price $26.60 | About this edition: Describes inventions that have changed the way we communicate, including the printing press, telephone, radio, television, and the Internet.

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Examines ancient weapons and their uses in Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, India, Greece, Rome, and Mesoamerica. (view table of contents)

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9780822529996 | Runestone Pr, October 1, 2000, cover price $25.26 | About this edition: Examines ancient weapons and their uses in Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, India, Greece, Rome, and Mesoamerica.

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Discusses the methods of computation developed in various civilizations around the world, from prehistoric times up until the end of the Roman Empire. (view table of contents)

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9780822529972 | Runestone Pr, June 1, 2000, cover price $25.26 | About this edition: Discusses the methods of computation developed in various civilizations around the world, from prehistoric times up until the end of the Roman Empire.

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Describes buildings and structures and examines methods and tools of construction in various civilizations around the world, from prehistoric times up until the end of the Roman Empire. (view table of contents)

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9780822529989 | Runestone Pr, May 1, 2000, cover price $25.26 | About this edition: Describes buildings and structures and examines methods and tools of construction in various civilizations around the world, from prehistoric times up until the end of the Roman Empire.

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Examines ancient methods of communication in the Middle East, India, China, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and Mesoamerica. (view table of contents)

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9780822529965 | Runestone Pr, May 1, 2000, cover price $25.26 | About this edition: Examines ancient methods of communication in the Middle East, India, China, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and Mesoamerica.

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Discusses agricultural technology in various cultures from the Stone Age to 476 A.D., including China, Egypt, Mesoamerica, and Greece.

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9780822529958 | Runestone Pr, February 1, 2000, cover price $25.26 | About this edition: Discusses agricultural technology in various cultures from the Stone Age to 476 A.

Describes such medical techniques as brain surgery, splints, taking a pulse, forceps, and sanitation in ancient civilizations including the Stone Age, Egypt, Greece, China, India, and Rome

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9780822529927 | Runestone Pr, December 1, 1999, cover price $25.26 | About this edition: Describes medical techniques such as brain surgery, splints, taking a pulse, forceps, and sanitation in ancient civilizations including the Stone Age, Egypt, Greece, China, India, and Rome.

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Discusses the invention of six simple machines in various ancient civilizations from the Stone Age to the fall of the Roman Empire

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9780822529941 | Runestone Pr, December 1, 1999, cover price $25.26 | About this edition: Discusses the invention of six simple machines in various ancient civilizations from the Stone Age to the fall of the Roman Empire

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Surveys transportation technology in various cultures from the Stone Age to A.D. 476, including China, Egypt, Mesoamerica, and Greece

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9780822529934 | Runestone Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $25.26 | About this edition: Surveys transportation technology in various cultures from the Stone Age to A.

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