The children's blizzard

Title The children's blizzard
Names Laskin, David.
Book Number DB060440
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation The author of Braving the Elements (RC 45451) chronicles an unexpected 1888 blizzard that engulfed the upper Great Plains and killed hundreds, mostly youngsters on the way home from school. Using archives and memoirs, Laskin portrays the immigrant European homesteaders and the storm's emotional devastation. 2004.
Narrator Friedlander, Mitzi.
Local Subject Sciences - SCI
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
History, United States - HUS
History - U.S., frontier history - HUSF
Disaster - DSR
Adventure Non-Fiction - ADVNF
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Biography - Historical - BIH
Short Book - SH
Audience Notes Female narrator.
LC Subject Blizzards - Middle West - History - 19th century
Children - Middle West - Death - History - 19th century
Frontier and pioneer life - Middle West
Hypothermia - Middle West - History - 19th century
Immigrants - Middle West - Biography
Immigrants - Middle West - History - 19th century
Pioneers - Middle West - Biography
Pioneers - Middle West - History - 19th century
Prairies - Middle West - History - 19th century
Middle West - History - 19th century
Call Number 977.031 ANF
Language English
Released 2004
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2004 (APH, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: 1st ed. New York : HarperCollins, c2004. 0060520752
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