An award winning retelling of the 1888 blizzard that dumped 21 inches of snow, bringing the northeast to a standstill.
Through firsthand accounts by survivors, the full impact of this tragic event is relayed in a "veritable cinematic" fashion. (Kirkus Reviews)
School Library Journal promises readers "will learn a great deal about U.S. history and science, and how this storm changed our nation." A great choice for a read-aloud on days when you are also teaching weather lessons.
Level: Gr. 5+ DRA Level: 60 Lexile Measure: 1080L
Grade Equivalent: 7.1 Guided Reading: Y
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