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I survived the the Great Molasses Flood, 1919

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Dawson, Scott, illustrator.
New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., [2019].
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94 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Appeals to 3rd-5th graders.
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100 years ago, a killer wave of molasses struck a crowded Boston neighborhood. Discover the story of this strange disaster in the next book in the New York Times bestselling I Survived series. A deadly - and strange - disaster. It's been four years since Carmen and Papa moved from Italy to Boston. Life here is exciting, but not always easy. And then there's the massive metal tank that rises up over their crowded North End neighborhood. The ugly tank, filled with sticky brown molasses, has always leaked. But nobody imagined that it could one day explode apart, sending a tsunami of molasses into the streets. Caught in the flood, Carmen must fight for her life - the life that she and Papa built together in America. But where will she find the strength?
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9781338317428, 1338317423, 9781338317411, 1338317415
Reading Level:
Level 4.4, 2 Points


Includes bibliographical references.
When the massive metal tank filled with sticky brown molasses that rises up over her crowded North End neighborhood explodes, young Carmen must fight for her life, as a tsunami of molasses rushes through the streets.
Target Audience
Appeals to 3rd-5th graders.
Target Audience
Reading level grade 4.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Tarshis, L., & Dawson, S. (2019). I survived the the Great Molasses Flood, 1919. New York, NY: Scholastic Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Tarshis, Lauren and Scott, Dawson. 2019. I Survived the the Great Molasses Flood, 1919. New York, NY: Scholastic Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Tarshis, Lauren and Scott, Dawson, I Survived the the Great Molasses Flood, 1919. New York, NY: Scholastic Inc, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Tarshis, Lauren,, and Scott Dawson. I Survived the the Great Molasses Flood, 1919. New York, NY: Scholastic Inc, 2019. Print.

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994 |a Z0|b TNN
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