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The Texas City Disaster

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3.3 out of 5
Based on 6 Ratings and 4 Reviews

Book Description
The Grandcamp freighter held a deadly recipe in the port city of Texas City in 1947. As workers loaded bags of fertilizer made with ammonium nitrate into the ship's hold, particles from broken bags mixed with flammable debris in the freighter's hot underbelly. Heat caused the ammonium nitrate to combust, leading to one of the worst industrial disasters in U.S. history. In narrative detail, The Tex... More
Book Information
PublisherBearport Publishing
BindingLibrary Binding
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages32
ISBN-101597163635
ISBN-13978-1597163637
Publication Date01/01/2007
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About Linda Scher (Author) : Linda Scher is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Linda Scher include The Texas City Disaster (Code Red), Candidates, Campaigns & Elections ... more
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