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Title: THE HINDENBURG
By: Jane M. Bingham
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 1406203033
ISBN 13: 9781406203035
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Publisher: CAPSTONE GLOBAL LIBRARY LTD
Pub. date: 6 July, 2007
Series: When Disaster Struck
Pages: 56
Description: Takes a detailed look at a number of man-made and natural disasters that have occurred throughout history. This series features titles that present stories chapter by chapter, with a focus on the human stories. It features a variety of text types including personal accounts, newspaper reports and timelines.
Synopsis: The airship Hindenburg is the largest aircraft that has ever flown. It was almost as long as the Titanic and 13 stories high. It had airy promenades to walk along, a baby grand piano in the lounge, and a library. Its wealthy and important passengers relaxed in the smoking room and enjoyed luxury meals cooked on board. Yet the airship was kept in the sky by a dangerous gas that is explosive when mixed with air. It just needed one spark. Timelines, a glossary, ideas for research, and suggestions for future reading are included in this gripping read about a famous tragedy. This book includes firsthand accounts of that fatal journey.
Reader Age: 9-11 years
Key Stage: UK School Key Stage 2
US Grade: From Sixth Grade to Ninth Grade
Illustrations: Illustrations (some col.)
Publication: UK
Imprint: Raintree
Returns: Returnable
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