Code Red Series

12 primary works • 12 total works
Primary sources and riveting stories vividly bring to life some of the worst disasters in U.S. history in Code Red. Written in a narrative format, students will learn the causes of each disaster and how America—and in some cases the world—changed in each tragedy's aftermath. A “Profiles” section further emphasizes the disasters’ human drama.

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The 2001 World Trade Center Attack
4.10
· 10 Ratings · 4 Reviews · published 2007 · 3 editions
In a fiery flash, a low-flying plane crashes into …
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The Challenger Space Shuttle Explosion
3.50
· 6 Ratings · 3 Reviews · published 2007 · 4 editions
On the cold morning of January 28, 1986, onlookers…
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Earthquake in Haiti
3.71
· 7 Ratings · 1 Reviews · published 2010 · 3 editions

It was nearly five o'clock in the afternoon when a…

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Emergency at Three Mile Island
4.00
· 5 Ratings · 1 Reviews · published 2007 · 3 editions
Early March 28, 1979, Craig Faust and Ed Frederick…
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The Exxon Valdez's Deadly Oil Spill
4.00
· 1 Ratings · published 2007 · 3 editions
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The Great Chicago Fire
3.82
· 11 Ratings · 2 Reviews · published 2007 · 4 editions
Mary Fales woke suddenly to discover a strange glo…
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The Hindenburg Disaster
4.50
· 6 Ratings · published 2007 · 3 editions
As the Hindenburg approached its landing in Lakehu…
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Nightmare on the Titanic
4.00
· 10 Ratings · 4 Reviews · published 2007 · 4 editions
Crossing the icy North Atlantic on a quiet April n…
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The Texas City Disaster
4.50
· 8 Ratings · 2 Reviews · published 2007 · 3 editions
The Grandcamp freighter held a deadly recipe in th…
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The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
As factory workers prepared to go home after a lon…
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Oklahoma's Devastating May 2013 Tornado
3.00
· 8 Ratings · 4 Reviews · published 2014 · 2 editions
"In this book, young readers will learn about the …
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Superstorm Sandy
3.50
· 4 Ratings · 1 Reviews · published 2013 · 2 editions
In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy hammered the Cari…
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