This title examines an important historic event - the March 11, 2011, earthquake that spawned a devastating tsunami in Japan. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the dual disaster that resulted in thousands of deaths and left many people homeless. This book also details the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant near Japan's northeast coast and the recovery efforts following the disasters. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Events is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and products of Amazon.com, the electronic commerce company that was founded in 1994 and today is the largest online retailer in the United States.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and products of Apple, the consumer electronics company that was founded in 1976 and today manufactures some of the world's most popular computer products.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and innovations of CNN, the cable news channel that was founded in 1980 and today is one of the world's leading 24-hour television news networks.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and holdings of eBay, the online auction and shopping company that was founded in 1995 and today sells a multitude of collectibles and other consumer products.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and innovations of Facebook, the online social networking service that was founded in 2004 and today has hundreds of millions of users worldwide.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and innovations of FedEx, a logistics corporation that was founded in 1971 and today is one of the largest international shipping companies in the world.