Electric Power Grid

From the Series 21st Century Skills Library
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Many little-know facts about electric power - and the grid that controls much of it - are explained in this fascinating book.

  • Living Without Electricity
  • Blackout!
  • Making and Delivering Electricity
  • The National Power Grid
  • Failure! A Real Life Example
  • Protecting the Grid
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 6
Copyright 2008
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Series Racial Justice in America: Excellence and Achievement: 21st Century Skills Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
ISBN 9781602790421
Title Format Reinforced book
Release Date 2007-08-01
Author Patricia Hynes
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Sources for further research, Table of contents
Dewey 621.319
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
ATOS Reading Level 5.6
Accelerated ReaderĀ® Quiz 117879
Accelerated ReaderĀ® Points 0.5

Author: Patricia Hynes

Patricia Hynes grew up in Pennsylvania, where she climbed hills and trees and swam in the local river. She attended college in Pennsylvania and got a degree in literature and secondary education. In both high school and college, her writing was published in school literary journals. She has spent her adult life teaching and writing for young people and has lived in Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Florida, and Canada. She now lives in Venice, California, with her husband, a painter and dentist, and a fluffy orange cat named Stinky.

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