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Brashear, Amy

Summary: In 1984, while grappling with her parents' divorce and her mother's remarriage to an African-American man, sixteen-year-old Laura wins a walk-on role in the nuclear holocaust movie being filmed in her Arkansas town, but when the scripted nuclear explosion occurs, nobody seems to know if a real nuclear bomb has detonated or not. Inspired by a real event.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Teen 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BRA

Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.

Summary: Describes the events of what scientists accept as the worst nuclear disaster in history, with emphasis on the environmental effects on the immediate area and the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.1799 LUS

DeAngelis, Therese.

Summary: Presents a chronicle of the accident that occurred at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant on March 28, 1979 after a harmless release of steam prompted a series of mistakes that led to the brink of a nuclear meltdown.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.1799 DeA

Woods, Michael

Summary: Describes environmental disasters, including oil spills, chemical leaks, toxic pollution, and nuclear accidents, and discusses how they impact people, wildlife, and the environment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.702 WOO

Higginbotham, Adam

6 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Journalist Adam Higginbotham's definitive, years-in-the-making account of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster--and a powerful investigation into how propaganda, secrecy, and myth have obscured the true story of one of the twentieth century's greatest disasters. Early in the morning of April 26, 1986, Reactor Number Four of the Chernobyl Atomic Energy Station exploded, triggering...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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Bortz, Alfred B.

Summary: Recounts the Tohoku earthquake, subsequent tsunami, and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.1799 BOR

2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: In April 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics becomes one of the world's worst man-made catastrophes. This gripping 5-part HBO miniseries tells the powerful and visceral story of this event and its aftermath.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CHE

Lüsted, Marcia Amidon.

Summary: Describes the events surrounding the meltdown at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant, as well as the history of nuclear power in the United States and the disaster's legacy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Company 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.1799 LUS

Summary: After the stunning events in the first season finale that found all of the survivors of the Ark attempting to return to the surface, and the epic battle with the Grounders, there are plenty of questions for Season Two. Foremost: Who are the mysterious Mountain Men? Who survived the battle with the Grounders? And what₂s with that mysterious white room in Mt. Weather?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Conkling, Winifred

Summary: "The ... little-known story of how two brilliant female physicists' groundbreaking discoveries led to the creation of the atomic bomb"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Young Readers, an imprint of Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 539.7 Conkling 2016

Summary: Examines the aftermath of the 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima Japan. Looks at the lives of some of the refugees from the town of Futaba. Raises questions regarding the future of nuclear power in Japan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NUC

Rice, Luanne

Summary: Mathilda (Tilly), fourteen, and Ruth Anne (Roo), sixteen, are sisters and best friends in Connecticut, but when Roo crashes her car while texting she is confined to a hospital bed with "locked-in syndrome," aware of her surroundings, but apparently comatose--and Tilly must find a way to communicate with her sister, while dealing with her own sense of guilt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Point 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION RIC

Summary: The film tells the story of a 1980 accident at a Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas, in minute-by-minute detail through the accounts of Air Force personnel, weapon designers, and first responders who were there, revealing the incredible chain of events that brought America to the brink of nuclear disaster.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF COM

Anderson, Kevin J.

Summary: Power duo Kevin J. Anderson and Doug Beason team up in Kill Zone , a perilous disaster thriller for the modern age. Deep within a mountain in Albuquerque, New Mexico, a Cold War-era nuclear weapons storage facility is being used to covertly receive more than 100,000 tons of nuclear waste stored across the US. Only Department of Energy employee, Adonia, and a few others including a war hero, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

Summary: Nicholas Angel is the finest cop London has to offer. He has an arrest record that is higher than any other officer on the force. As a result, Angel's superiors send him to a place where his talents won't be quite so obvious. They send him to the sleepy and seemingly crime-free village of Sandford. He is partnered with the well-meaning but overeager police officer Danny Butterman, who is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE HOT

Reedy, Trent

Summary: Danny Wright is considered to be a hero by many in the rebel held area of Idaho and the Northwest, but he has little faith in what passes for a government there, or in the secretive and repressive Brotherhood--and when nuclear weapons are detonated in Washington, D.C. and New York, the Civil War suddenly turns into World War III.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC REE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC REE

Steinke, Aron Nels

Summary: When the students in Mr. Wolf's class learn about personal narratives, Sampson doesn't think anything worth writing about has ever happened to him, until a bicycle accident gives him a new perspective.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 STE

Summary: Investigates the theory that the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Ukraine had been orchestrated by the Soviet Union as a screen for the decommissioning of the Duga (i.e., Woodpecker) ballistic missle advance warning system (based in the vicinity of the reactor) because of the inevitable change in relations between Ukraine and what was soon to become post-Cold War Russia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC RUS

Williams, Andria

Summary: In 1959, Nat Collier moves with her husband, Paul, and their two young daughters to Idaho Falls, a remote military town. An Army Specialist, Paul is stationed there to help oversee one of the country’s first nuclear reactors—an assignment that seems full of opportunity. Then, on his rounds, Paul discovers that the reactor is compromised, placing his family and the entire community in danger....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WIL

Benoit, Peter

Summary: Describes how nuclear power developed, how it works, and the serious health and environmental problems that ensue when the process malfunctions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 363 BEN

King, Trey

Summary: "Cuando Gotham es atacada por supervillanos, Superman y Batman deben detenerlos. Pero cuando los dos héroes se encuentran en problemas, ¿Quién podrá ayudarlos? ¡Tal vez mujer maravilla y batichica puedan darles una mano!, "--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: JE SPANISH KIN

Summary: Bill Nye illustrates how various types of transportation utilize friction, from traction in trains and the "roll" of ball bearings in skateboards and automobiles, to the lack of friction in a hovercraft.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2008

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Danticat, Edwidge

Summary: Identical twin teenagers Giselle and Isabelle Boyer have always been inseparable, and expected to stay that way even though their Haitian American parents are separating--but when the entire family is caught in a car crash, everyone's world is shattered forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION DAN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC DAN