Leah Braves the Flood: A Great Molasses Flood Survival Story (Girls Survive)

by Julie Gilbert (Author) Jane Pica (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
Series: Girls Survive
Leah dreams of leaving behind the crowded streets of Boston's North End neighborhood to journey west. It's the only way she'll have the future she wants - one that doesn't involve her getting married or working in a factory. But then the molasses tank at the local plant explodes, sweeping through the city streets. The wave destroys everything in its path, and suddenly Leah must fight to survive if she wants to have any future at all.

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Classification
Fiction
ISBN-13
9781496596895
Lexile Measure
550L
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Stone Arch Books
Publication date
August 20, 2020
Series
Girls Survive
BISAC categories
JUV016150 - Juvenile Fiction | Historical | United States - 20th Century
JUV001010 - Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure | Survival Stories
JUV014000 - Juvenile Fiction | Girls & Women
Library of Congress categories
History
20th century
Orphans
Survival
Boston (Mass.)
Disasters
Molasses

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