This 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 significant disasters. 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. AIR DISASTERS: Traveling by airplane is far safer than traveling by car. But airplane accidents still occur, and people onboard rarely survive. Learn the true stories behind tragedies in Tenerife, the Andes Mountains, Washington D.C., the Soviet Union, the Persian Gulf and New York City.