Poisoned Air: Bhopal, India

From the Series Eco-Disasters
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One night in December 1984, the residents of Bhopal, India, woke up suddenly, gasping for breath. Aziza Sultan's room was filled with a white cloud: "I heard people shouting, 'Run! Run!' Then I started coughing. It seemed as if I was breathing in fire. My eyes were burning." What was causing this unbelievable horror? Poisoned Air: Bhopal, Indiatraces the tragic story of a city in India that became exposed to a deadly gas called methyl isocyanate, or MIC. Fascinating photos of the actual events, maps, and fact boxes enrich the compelling text. The personal and heart-breaking story will grip and inspire young readers.

Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 4
Copyright 2018
Genre Nonfiction
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Series Eco-Disasters
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Lexile 960
ISBN 9781684022212, 9781684022755, 9781684022212B
Title Format Reinforced book, Hosted ebook, Print + Ebook
Release Date 2015-01-01
Author Meish Goldish
Features Glossary of key words, Table of contents
Dewey 363.17'9109543
Dimensions 8 x 10
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 5.8
Accelerated ReaderĀ® Quiz 191303
Accelerated ReaderĀ® Points 0.5

Author: Meish Goldish

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