This series of nonfiction readers will grab a student's interest from the very first page! Designed with struggling readers in mind, these riveting 64-page softcover books offer short chapters on high-interest headlines. Each chapter is its own mini-book, which includes a timeline, key terms, and interesting facts. Fascinating black and white photographs keep the pages turning. A bibliography encourages further topical reading. What does it mean to be condemned? Condemned buildings are torn down. Condemned people are executed. Read about the fight to save Grand Central Station. Learn about an ancient redwood tree slated for the ax. Discover how the secrets of DNA freed a wrongly imprisoned man.
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Page 23 - Even in the eleventh hour, it's not too late." Mrs. Onassis explained that she chose to help save Grand Central Terminal because "old buildings are important and if we don't care about our past, we cannot hope for our future.