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Blizzard!

Blizzard!

by Jim Murphy
Jim Murphy tells the story of the Great Blizzard of 1888 through the eyes and words of survivors and victims alike. They will learn about the men, women, and children who battled the storm head-on, the many problems that developed when it finally stopped, and how life in the United States was forever changed by one of the most devastating natural disasters in its history.
Ages
11, 12, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 4 - 7
Grade Level Equivalent
7.1
Lexile Measure
1080
DRA
60
Guided Reading
Y
Genre
General Nonfiction

About the Author

Jim Murphy Jim Murphy is celebrated for his engaging and carefully researched nonfiction for young readers. His more than thirty-five books include two Newbery Honor Books, The Great Fire and An American Plague (which also won the Sibert Award), and Blizzard!, which was named a Sibert Honor Book.

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