History’s Forgotten Events

Rachel Bailey (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781632357090

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Description

Brings to light 12 of history's forgotten events including Boston's molasses flood in 1919 that reached up to 40 feet high and traveled through the streets at 35 miles per hour; the cargo ship Arabia that sank after hitting a tree only to be found years later preserved in a cornfield; the candy boycott in Canada in 1947 where kids demanded the price of candy bars be reduced from 8 cents to 5 cents; and more. The book features historic photos, interesting sidebars, and thought-provoking prompts.

Reading Level
Lexile
690L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
T
ATOS
4.5
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
History People & Places
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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