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Title:
Fukushima disaster : how a tsunami unleashed nuclear destruction / by Danielle Smith-Llera.
ISBN:
9780756557423
Publication Information:
North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Press, [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Abstract:
A massive tsunami caused by the strongest earthquake to ever hit Japan triggered the world's worst nuclear crisis since the Chernobyl accident 25 years earlier. The monster waves that crashed into the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in March 2011 killed 15,000 people and caused nuclear reactor meltdowns that threatened the lives of thousands more. The waves receded long ago, but the devastating effects of the nuclear accident still linger.
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Reading grade level: 5.

Interest age level: 10-14.

Interest grade level: 5-9.
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A massive tsunami caused by the strongest earthquake to ever hit Japan triggered the world's worst nuclear crisis since the Chernobyl accident 25 years earlier. The monster waves that crashed into the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in March 2011 killed 15,000 people and caused nuclear reactor meltdowns that threatened the lives of thousands more. The waves receded long ago, but the devastating effects of the nuclear accident still linger.


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