Library Hours
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Naper Blvd. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Limit search to available items
Results Page:  Previous Next
Author Tarshis, Lauren, author.

Title The Great Molasses Flood, 1919 [Hoopla electronic resource] / Lauren Tarshis.

Edition Unabridged.
Publication Info. [United States] : Scholastic, 2019.
Made available through hoopla
QR Code
Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (1hr., 32 min.)) : digital.
Series I Survived ; bk. 19
Tarshis, Lauren. I Survived. Spoken word ; bk. 19
Access Digital content provided by hoopla.
Performer Read by Jesse Vilinsky.
Summary One hundred years ago, a killer wave of molasses struck a crowded Boston neighborhood. Discover the story of this strange disaster in the next book in the New York Times bestselling I Survived series. There were warning signs that the molasses tank would break. The steel sides moaned and groaned. Molasses oozed from its seams. But the people of Boston's North End -- mostly poor immigrants -- were powerless to complain to the big molasses company. On a bright January day in 1919, the tank finally broke and almost three million gallons of molasses rushed the neighborhood. At 15 feet tall, 160 feet wide, and traveling at 35 miles per hour, the gooey wave was more destructive than any flood of water would have been. Lauren Tarshis tells the riveting story of one child who was swept up in the sticky storm and lived to tell the tale.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Italians -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Juvenile fiction.
Industrial accidents -- Juvenile fiction.
Molasses industry -- Accidents -- Juvenile fiction.
Floods -- Juvenile fiction.
Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Juvenile fiction.
Italians -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Fiction.
Molasses industry -- Accidents -- Fiction.
Floods -- Fiction.
Added Author Vilinsky, Jesse, 1985- narrator.
hoopla digital.
Added Title I survived the Great Molasses Flood, 1919
ISBN 9781338569186 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
133856918X (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT12415109
Patron reviews: add a review
Click for more information
No one has rated this material

You can...
- Find similar reads
- Add a review
- Sign-up for Newsletter
- Suggest a purchase
- Can't find what you want?
More Information
Find another book like this at Novelist