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square fish ยท february 2014 juvenile nonfiction history canada postconfederation 1867 sally walker blizzard of glass the halifax explosion of 1917 a true story from wwi on the riveting account of the largest manmade explosion prior to the atomic bomb on december 6 1917 two ships collided in halifax harbour one ship was loaded top to bottom with munitions and one held medical supplies both intended for wartorn europe the resulting blast flattened two towns halifax and dartmouth and killed nearly 2,000 people as if that wasn t devastating enough a blizzard february square fish juvenile nonfiction history canada post confederation 1867 on sale 2/25/2014 ages 10 to 14 grades 5 to 9 paperback softback 148 pages 6.125 in w 8.000 in h 1.000 lb wt carton quantity 52 isbn 9781250040084 $12.99 $14.99 can hit the next day dumping more than a foot of snow on the area and paralyzing muchneeded relief efforts fascinating edgeofyourseat storytelling based on original source material conveys this harrowing account of tragedy and recovery sally walker is the author of written in bone fossil fish found alive and secrets of a civil war submarine which was awarded a sibert medal she lives in illinois praise for the welldesigned volume clearly depicts the extent of the devastation in both words and photographs as usual this author s source notes and use of primary sources serves as a model of nonfiction writing shelf awareness riveting kirkus reviews starred review disasters make for gripping reading and this account of the huge explosion of a munitions ship and its devastating effects in halifax harbor canada in 1917 tells the dramatic history with clear detailed facts booklist 152