The Newtown School Shooting
This title examines an important historic event—the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the man behind the shooting, Adam Lanza, the tragic events of December 14, 2012, the shooting’s aftermath and the community’s response, and the victims’ families advocacy work in subsequent months. Also discussed are gun laws in the United States, new legislation introduced in Congress regarding gun control, and mental health policy and law. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web sites, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Details
ISBN:
978-1-62401-722-3
Series/Set:
Essential Events Set 9
Copyright:
2014
Division:
Abdo Publishing
Imprint:
Essential Library
Grade Range:
6-12
ATOS Level:
NOT AR
Dewey Number(s):
364
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