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Flooded : requiem for Johnstown / a novel in verse by Ann E. Burg.

Burg, Ann E., (author.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Martinsburg Community Library.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Blair County Library System. (Show)

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Martinsburg Community Library JF Bur (Text) 1OMAR00088418R Juvenile Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1338540696
  • ISBN: 9781338540697
  • Physical Description: 313 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2020.

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Summary, etc.:
On May 31, 1889, the South Fork Dam built to create a man-made lake for America's wealthiest businessmen collapsed, unleashing twenty million tons of water onto the town of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, below; told in the voices of six children and many othersthis is the story of the ordinary people of the town, their losses and their survival--and of the bitter aftermath when those for whom the dam was built denied all responsibility for the shoddy dam and the unnatural disaster which it caused. Told in blank verse.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12. Scholastic Press.
Grades 4-6. Scholastic Press.
Subject: Floods > Pennsylvania > Johnstown (Cambria County) > Juvenile fiction.
Dam failures > Pennsylvania > Johnstown (Cambria County) > History > 19th century > Juvenile fiction.
Survival > Juvenile fiction.
Novels in verse.
Johnstown (Cambria County, Pa.) > History > 19th century > Juvenile fiction.
Novels in verse.
Floods > Fiction.
Dams > Fiction.
Survival > Fiction.
Johnstown (Cambria County, Pa.) > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Genre: Novels in verse.
Historical fiction.
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