At the Edge: Daring Acts in Desperate Times

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Scholastic Inc., 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 185 pages
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More than 20 true stories of people forced to make difficult, split-second decisions in life-threatening situations!

Danger, even death, may be imminent unless a key decision is made . . . and in desperate situations, that decision must be made in seconds! How do people decide on the best course of action? At the Edge recounts 22 stories of kids, men, and women who faced critical, life-threatening situations and made wrenching decisions during the Holocaust, the 2004 tsunami in Asia, Chernobyl, Hurricane Katrina, 9/11, Tiananmen Square and more.
 

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User Review  - DanielleJones - LibraryThing

As an exciting read, At the Edge is series of story about people that find themselves in harrowing conditions, and the remarkable way people overcome adversity. The book is broken down into four ... Read full review

Contents

At the Edge of Terror
37
CHAPTER 3
85
CHAPTER 4
132
EPILOGUE
176
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