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Chernobyl  Cover Image Book Book

Chernobyl / by Todd Kortemeier ; content consultant: Kate Brown, PhD, Professor of Science, Technology, and Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- (author.). Brown, Kate, (consultant.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781532190711
  • ISBN: 1532190719
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Summary, etc.:
In 1986, a test at a Soviet Union nuclear reactor plant went terribly wrong. A reactor exploded, releasing deadly radiation into the surrounding area. Chernobyl examines the scope of the disaster, its causes, and how people can keep a similar disaster from happening again. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.7 1 508188.
Subject: Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, Chornobyl╩╣, Ukraine, 1986 > Juvenile literature.
Nuclear power plants > Accidents > Juvenile literature.
Radioactive pollution > Juvenile literature.
Chornobyl╩╣ (Ukraine) > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rolla Public.


  • 0 current holds with 3 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rolla Public Library JNF 363.1799 KOR (Text) 38256101822306 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

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