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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Review: Blizzard: The Storm that Changed America

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So, I didn't know anything about this blizzard...I mean it did happen in 1888 afterall. This book is an overview of the story when two storm systems combined with little warning and crippled most of ... Read full review

Review: Blizzard: The Storm that Changed America

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A brief overview and a few anecdotes from a historical American event that I previously knew nothing about. At the very least, it serves as reminder as to how fortunate I should feel to live in a time of such easy luxury. 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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