Deadly Mine

Kevin Blake (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684022762

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Description

In 1963, Les Skramstad came home after a hard day’s work at the local mill and mine in Libby, Montana. His wife kissed him at the door and his kids playfully grabbed his legs. They didn’t mind that he was covered in powdery brown dust. Little did Les and his family know that the dust was deadly. Deadly Mine: Libby, Montana traces the tragic story of a small mining town that eventually became poisoned by a deadly mineral called asbestos. 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.

Reading Level
Lexile
920L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
T
ATOS
5.8
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Health & Nutrition History Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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