One night in December 1984, the residents of Bhopal, India, woke up suddenly, gasping for breath. Aziza Sultan’s room was filled with a white cloud: “I heard people shouting, ‘Run! Run!’ Then I started coughing. It seemed as if I was breathing in fire. My eyes were burning.” What was causing this unbelievable horror? This book traces the tragic story of a city in India that became exposed to a deadly gas called methyl isocyanate, or MIC. Fascinating photos of the actual events, maps, and fact boxes enrich the compelling text. The personal and heart-breaking story will grip and inspire young readers.
Poisoned Air: Bhopal, IndiaBook Verdict
ISBN: 9781684022212 Format: Print Book Edition: Library edition Publisher: Bearport Page Count: 32 Trim Size: 8" x 10" Dewey Classification: 363.17'910 Accelerated Reader: Level: 5.8, Points: 0 Lexile: Level: 960L Genre: Nonfic
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