Canadian Disasters

Canadian Disasters

Book - 2006
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Includes new information about recent headline-grabbing Canadian disasters! "Disasters can occur anywhere, and to anybody. You could be involved in a disaster today or tomorrow."

Exciting, brief documentary-style items on some of the worst and most famous disasters that have taken place in Canada, from the Springhill Mine disasters to the SARS epidemic, from the Red River flood to Hurricane Juan. The stories not only chronicle well-known disasters, but how people struggled to survive or pitched in to help others during these trying times.

Publisher: Toronto : Scholastic Canada, c2006
Edition: Rev. ed
ISBN: 9780439949361
Branch Call Number: 971 SCH
Characteristics: 182 p. ; 20 cm


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Aug 28, 2011

An easy-to-read and informative book that I keep returning to year after year. I love the way that the author captures both the devestation and the acts of selflessness that really define Canadian history.

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