Blizzard!: the storm that changed America

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Scholastic, Oct 1, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 136 pages
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Snow began falling over New York City on March 12, 1888. All around town, people struggled along slippery streets and sidewalks -- some seeking the warmth of their homes, some to get to work or to care for the less fortunate, and some to experience what they assumed would be the last little snowfall of one of the warmest winters on record. What no one realized was that in a very few hours, the wind and snow would bury the city in nearly 21 inches of snow and bring it to a ferocious standstill.

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

... that changed America." ? Well, here in Carson City NV we still don't get snowplows on the residential streets. ? And many cities still don't have subways, notably Minneapolis & St. Paul, which get ... Read full review

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User Review  - rgruberexcel - LibraryThing

RGG: Account of the 1888 Blizzard is a fun, exciting read. The final chapter with the lasting changes due to the effects of the blizzard makes this more than just a good adventure story. Reading Level: 10-14; FP: U-W. Read full review

Contents

ONE THE UNHOLY ONE
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THREE THE LAND Is AN OcEAN OF SNOw
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FOUR THIs Is ALL So OVERWHELMING
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