This new series of nonfiction readers will grab a student's interest from the very first page! Designed with reluctant readers in mind, these riveting 64-page softcover books offer short chapters on high-interest headlines. Each chapter is its own mini-book, which includes a timeline, key terms, and interesting facts. Fascinating black and white photographs keep the pages turning. A bibliography encourages further topical reading. Imagine the horror of being trapped in a deadly place! People have been trapped in many ways-trapped by fire, by water, or trapped underground. Some have even been trapped in molasses! Sometimes they escaped...and sometimes they didn't. Read the stories behind the headlines. Learn what it was like to be trapped!