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The Resource The day the world exploded : the earthshaking catastrophe at Krakatoa, Simon Winchester ; adaptation by Dwight Jon Zimmerman ; [illustrated by Jason Chin]

The day the world exploded : the earthshaking catastrophe at Krakatoa, Simon Winchester ; adaptation by Dwight Jon Zimmerman ; [illustrated by Jason Chin]

Label
The day the world exploded : the earthshaking catastrophe at Krakatoa
Title
The day the world exploded
Title remainder
the earthshaking catastrophe at Krakatoa
Statement of responsibility
Simon Winchester ; adaptation by Dwight Jon Zimmerman ; [illustrated by Jason Chin]
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The almighty explosion that destroyed the volcano island of Krakatoa was followed by an immense tsunami that killed more than thirty thousand people. The effects of the waves were felt as far away as France, and bodies were washed up in Zanzibar. In this illustrated account based on Simon Winchester's bestselling Krakatoa, the colossal explosion is brought to vivid life. From the ominous warnings leading up to the eruption to the wave of killings it provoked, here is an engaging and insightful look at what happened on the day the world exploded
Summary
Presents the story of the volcanic eruptions that took place on the island of Krakatoa in 1883, killing thousands of people, destroying the island, and effecting the entire world through the expulsion of smoke and ash in the air
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288047
Cataloging source
DLC
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Zimmerman, Dwight Jon
Dewey number
551.2109598/18
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE523.K73
LC item number
Z56 2007
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1978-
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  • Chin, Jason
  • Winchester, Simon
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True
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  • Krakatoa (Indonesia)
  • Volcanoes
  • Krakatoa (Indonesia)
  • Volcanoes
Target audience
juvenile
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the earthshaking catastrophe at Krakatoa
Label
The day the world exploded : the earthshaking catastrophe at Krakatoa, Simon Winchester ; adaptation by Dwight Jon Zimmerman ; [illustrated by Jason Chin]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 95) and index
Control code
ocn236141779
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
96 p.
Isbn
9780061239823
Isbn Type
(trade bdg.)
Lccn
2008922516
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)236141779
Label
The day the world exploded : the earthshaking catastrophe at Krakatoa, Simon Winchester ; adaptation by Dwight Jon Zimmerman ; [illustrated by Jason Chin]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 95) and index
Control code
ocn236141779
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
96 p.
Isbn
9780061239823
Isbn Type
(trade bdg.)
Lccn
2008922516
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)236141779

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