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6 edition of The Halifax Explosion (Junior Edition) found in the catalog.

The Halifax Explosion (Junior Edition)

Joyce Glasner

The Halifax Explosion (Junior Edition)

Surviving the Blast That Shook a Nation

by Joyce Glasner

  • 3 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Altitude Publishing (Canada) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canada - Post-Confederation (1867-),
  • Historical - General,
  • Military - World War I,
  • Children"s Books / Nonfiction,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8571660M
    ISBN 101554397073
    ISBN 109781554397075
    OCLC/WorldCa227083234

    New book details Halifax, Nova Scotia, explosion. Collison of 2 ships ignited 3, tons of explosives that left 2, dead citizens homeless.   Read Joel's book entitled "Scapegoat, the extraordinary legal proceedings following the Halifax Explosion." His new book is a biography .

    The Halifax explosion was the greatest non-nuclear detonation in history, killing 2, people and obliterating homes and businesses over a large swath of the city. The author relates the circumstances of the accident that caused the explosion, as well as the /5(26).   Buy a cheap copy of Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion book by Sally M. Walker. On December 6, two ships collided in Halifax Harbour. One ship was loaded top to bottom with munitions and one held relief supplies, both intended for wartorn Free shipping over $Author: Sally M. Walker.

      KEN CUTHBERTSON is a veteran journalist with forty years’ experience writing for publications in Canada, the US and the UK. A finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award, he is the bestselling author of five books, including the critically acclaimed The Halifax Explosion: Canada’s Worst Cuthbertson lives in : HarperCollins Canada.   ‎On December 6, , the French munitions ship Mont Blanc and the Norwegian war-relief vessel Imo collided in the harbour at Halifax, Nova Scotia. That accident sparked a fire and an apocalyptic explosion that was the largest man-made blast prior to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. /5(11).


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The Halifax Explosion (Junior Edition) by Joyce Glasner Download PDF EPUB FB2

“John U. Bacon’s The Great Halifax Explosion is the seminal account of one of the bloodiest man-made disasters in world history, which killed some 2, people. This is a riveting, well-written and researched World War I book/5(). The Halifax explosion was the greatest non-nuclear detonation in history, killing 2, people and obliterating homes and businesses over a large swath of the city.

The author relates the circumstances of the accident that caused the explosion, as well as the /5(28). This is the unforgettable story told in John U. Bacon’s The Great Halifax Explosion: a ticktock account of the hours preceding the disaster, the fateful decisions that led to doom, the human faces of the blast’s 11, casualties, and the aftermath.

The blast dominated global headlines, transformed Canada and the United States from adversaries to allies, and, years later, gave J. Robert Oppenheimer his best case /5(). This account of the horrific explosion of 6 million pounds of high explosives in Halifax, Canadas harbor is only one of the stories in this book.

Its also about the shaky American-Canadian relationships from the time of the French and Indian war to the end of WWI/5. The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy and Extraordinary The Halifax Explosion book, by John U.

Bacon, William Morrow, New York,$ Few living people recall that the largest man-made explosion in history prior to the advent of the nuclear age took place in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Explosion in Halifax Harbour: The illustrated account of a disaster that shook the world. Only 8 left in stock - order soon.

The Halifax Explosion: Canada's Worst Disaster. Only 6 left in stock (more on the way). The Story of the Halifax Explosion and the Boston Tree.

Storyworks ’s  February nonfiction feature  will have your students on the edge of their seats. It tells the riveting story of two World War I ships that collided in Halifax Harbor incausing one of the most powerful explosions in history—a devastating blast that ripped through the Canadian towns of Halifax.

The 'Halifax Explosion Remembrance Book' is the first really definitive listing for those killed in the disaster of 6 December The online version features a searchable database with detailed information for casualties - more than of whom are newly-confirmed and identified victims.

Prior to reading this, all I knew about the Halifax Explosion was that two ships collided in the Halifax Harbor and an immense explosion occurred.

This book gets into the details, telling the backstories of the captains of the two ships, the harbor pilots guiding the ships into and out of the harbor, as well as people living in Halifax at the time whose lives were affected by the explosion/5.

The Halifax Explosion book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A boat full of explosives heads in to the harbour as a large cargo s /5.

Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance The Remembrance Book contains a list of the 1, people identified as having perished as a direct result of the explosion.

Beside the name of each victim is listed the age and local residential addresses at the time of the explosion, in addition to their burial sites. Learning Objective: Students will identify the key details in this narrative nonfiction feature about the explosion of a cargo ship in Halifax Harbor.

Lexiles: Starter, LL, LL, LL. “John U. Bacon’s The Great Halifax Explosion is the seminal account of one of the bloodiest man-made disasters in world history, which killed some 2, people. This is a riveting, well-written and researched World War I book.

17 Kaye Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia 72 Allen, John Robert 17 Kaye Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia 30 Allen, Amy A 24 Allen Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia 48 Allen, Elsie 24 Allen Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia 16 Allison, James B. Africville, Campbell Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia 45 The Halifax explosion was the greatest non-nuclear detonation in history, killing 2, people and obliterating homes and businesses over a large swath of the city.

The author relates the circumstances of the accident that caused the explosion, as well as the recovery efforts and subsequent inquiry into the event. Well worth reading/5(28). The Halifax Explosion Remembrance Book, an official database compiled in by the Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management, identified 1, victims.

As many as 1, people died immediately in the blast, tsunami, and collapse of : 6 Decemberam (AST). The explosion, Bacon writes, “destroyed 6, buildings, render people—almost half the population of Halifax—homeless in one-ear-splitting whoosh” and killed 1, instantly. Corpses, many dismembered or burned beyond recognition, were scattered : John U.

Bacon. Dan Soucoup’s book, Explosion in Halifax Harbour (Nimbus) begins with a history of Halifax and its harbour and how important it was for the war. Books shelved as halifax-explosion: Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of by Sally M.

Walker, Curse of the Narrows: The Halifax Explosion   John U. Bacon is the author of the national bestseller The Great Halifax Explosion and four bestselling books about college football, including Three and Out, Fourth and Long, Endzone, and Bo’s Lasting Lessons, co-authored with Michigan coach Bo Schembechler.

A former feature writer for the Detroit News, his writing has been recognized three times in The Best American Sports Writing : HarperCollins Publishers. 10 Books About the Halifax Explosion.

On Novem Last year marked the th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion, and its effects are not lost on us today, even after all these years. The event has fascinated everyone, from scholars to history buffs.

But you don’t have to be historically inclined to be curious about the tragedy or. John U. Bacon is the author of the national bestseller The Great Halifax Explosion and four bestselling books about college football, including Three and Out, Fourth and Long, Endzone, and Bo’s Lasting Lessons, co-authored with Michigan coach Bo Schembechler.

A former feature writer for the Detroit News, his writing has been recognized three times in The Best American Sports Writing series.5/5(1). On December 6,the French munitions ship Mont Blanc and the Norwegian war-relief vessel Imo collided in the harbour at Halifax, Nova Scotia.

That accident sparked a fire and an apocalyptic explosion that was the largest man-made blast prior to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima.