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Examining oil spills

Author: Anna Dalton
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Clara House Books, 2015. ©2015
Series: Examining disasters.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Did you know that more than 100 countries produce crude oil? If workers are not careful, transporting this oil can cause spills. Oil spills can have long-lasting effects, such as the 2013 Lac-Mégantic derailment in Quebec. More than 1.6 million gallons (6 million L) of crude oil spilled into the land and water there, where it will remain for years. In this book, you'll examine oil spills and explore what they are,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Dalton
ISBN: 9781934545652 1934545651
OCLC Number: 896954168
Target Audience: Grades 7 to 8.
Description: 48 pages ; 29 cm.
Contents: Derailment in Quebec --
What is oil? --
What causes an oil spill? --
Oil spill impacts --
Oil spill response and prevention --
Top ten worst oil spills.
Series Title: Examining disasters.
Responsibility: by Anna Dalton.

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"Did you know that more than 100 countries produce crude oil? If workers are not careful, transporting this oil can cause spills. Oil spills can have long-lasting effects, such as the 2013 Lac-Mégantic derailment in Quebec. More than 1.6 million gallons (6 million L) of crude oil spilled into the land and water there, where it will remain for years. In this book, you'll examine oil spills and explore what they are, how they happen, and how to prevent them in the future"--Back cover.

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Non-fiction reads more like a chapter book

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2016-10-05) Good Permalink

Non-fiction books are read by students in a much different manner now than in years and decades past. For pleasure reading (for students who like non-fiction), students gravitate towards materials that expose a large variety of a single subject, with some background issue, rather than a single subject...
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