Disasters are inherently frightening, riveting, and involving. Manmade and natural disasters—grabbed straight from the headlines—leave tragedy, destruction, and for the survivors, years of anguish. This nonfiction series was written with striving readers in mind. The high-interest stories detail all types of disasters. Each nonfiction title contains six to eight in-the-news stories, black and white photographs, fact boxes and tables, glossary, timelines, maps, and index.
1977 Tenerife, 1972 Chile, 1982 The Potomac River, Shot Down, Terrorism, Captain Sully Sullenberger, and more.
The Titanic, Ferry Disasters, Sydney to Hobart, War and Military, The Prestige Oil Spill, The Costa Concordia, and more.
The Eiger, Mount Everest, Mount Hood, Siula Grande, Denali, The Deadly Fourteeners, and more.
London Fog, The Love Canal, The Hanford Nuclear Power Plant, The Exxon Valdez, Chernobyl, Bhopal, Fukishima Daiichi and more.
London Bridge, The Morro Castle, Chicago, The Iroquois Theater, Australia's Bush Fires, The Station Nightclub, The West Burns, and more.
Apollo 1, Apollo 13, Soyuz 11, Challenger, Columbia, Asteroid Collisions, and more.
San Francisco, Mexico City, Japan, Lisbon, China, Indian Ocean Tsunami, and more.
The Munich Massacre, Sara Jane Olson, The Achille Lauro, The Unabomber, Oklahoma City, 9/11, The London Underground, and more.
Vesuvius, Krakatoa, Mount Pelee, Mount St. Helens, Mount Pinatubo, Hawaii's Gentle Giants, The World's Most Active Volcanoes, and more.
Cyclones, Hurricanes, Tornadoes, The Perfect Storm, Hurricane Katrina, and more.