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Inside the Coal Industry

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Some commodities command massive economic, social, and political influence. This title examines the business around coal, one of the world's most important sources of energy. It explores the history of the coal industry, coal's environmental impact and what is being done to mitigate it, and the future of the coal industry and coal technology. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF010000, JNF025000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2017
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2016-12-15
ISBN 9781680783681, 9781680797213
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 338.2
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.75 x 8.5
Lexile 1160
Guided Reading Level Y
ATOS Reading Level 8.3
ATOS Interest Level MG+
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 188774
Accelerated Reader® Points 3.0
Features Table of contents, Detailed maps, Glossary of key words, Timeline of key events, and Reviewed
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Big Business - School Library Connection

A welcome addition to any collection…Colorful pictures and sidebars are mixed with text that provides historic and future perspectives…well-researched with illustrations ranging from photographs to colorful drawings to works of art. Reluctant readers will find the eye-catching sidebars coupled with the text interesting and easy to understand…Recommended.

Big Business – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

An absorbing, thorough look at the production of commonly used natural resources and their by-products. Economic, legislative, and environmental factors as well as new technologies and the future of each enterprise are also presented. World history plays a large albeit unexpected role, too, as each volume presents an intriguing look at significant historical events that have shaped each product…Visuals are relevant and well placed, consisting mainly of photos or archival drawings. A global production map in the back matter reinforces the international nature of these businesses. An essential facts section, which includes historical impact, statistics, and figures, also furthers the set’s merit…an expansive look at the many aspects and implications of vital world industries…

Author: Tom Streissguth

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