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Children's Nonfiction Environmental Conservation & Protection

Gulf Oil Spill

by (author) Lynn Peppas

Publisher
Crabtree Publishing Company
Initial publish date
Apr 2011
Category
Environmental Conservation & Protection, General, Disasters
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780778716259
    Publish Date
    Apr 2011
    List Price
    $9.95
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780778715924
    Publish Date
    Apr 2011
    List Price
    $25.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781427196200
    Publish Date
    Mar 2012
    List Price
    $25.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 8 to 11
  • Grade: 4

Description

This up-to-date new book describes the alarming events of 2010 after an oil rig toppled over in the Gulf of Mexico releasing millions of gallons of oil into the water. The largest accidental oil spill in history, it killed untold numbers of wildlife, poisoned over a hundred miles of coastal land, and devastated the commercial fishing and tourism industries in an area still reeling from the destruction wreaked by Hurricane Katrina.

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Gulf Oil Spill (Disaster Alert!)

This up-to-date new book describes the alarming events of 2010, after a blowout on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico released millions of gallons of oil into the water. The largest accidental oil spill in history, it killed untold numbers of wildlife, poisoned over 100 miles of coastal land and devastated the commercial fishing and tourism industries in an area still reeling from the destruction wreaked by Hurricane Katrina.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. Fall, 2012.

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