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Title:
The Boston Marathon bombing
Author:
Bodden, Valerie, author.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing Company, [2014]
Physical Description:
112 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
This title examines an important historic even--the April 15, 2013, bomb explosions at the Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the men behind the bombing, brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the emergency response to the attack, how the events were communicated and reported through traditional media and social media, the manhunt for the Tsarnaev brothers, and the response of the city of Boston and the nation to the bombing. Also discussed are national security and the prevention of terror attacks, surveillance and other security measures, and immigration reform. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web sites, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts--publisher.
Language:
English
Contents:
From triumph to tragedy -- Rapid response -- The manhunt -- Saying good-bye -- The Tsarnaev brothers -- Becoming radical -- Seeking justice -- New terror threats and public policy -- Boston strong.
Reading Level:
1120 Lexile.
ISBN:
9781624030543
Format :
Book