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Author Owings, Lisa, author.
Title The Newtown school shooting / by Lisa Owings ; content consultant, Jaclyn Schildkraut, Doctoral Candidate, School of Criminal Justice, Texas State University.
Pub Info Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing Company, 2014.
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Descript 112 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Essential events
Essential events.
Audience 1070L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.5 3 3 181385
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-109) and index.
Contents Lockdown -- A quiet boy -- Newtown changes forever -- The truth sinks in -- Grief and remembrance -- Seeking answers -- Taking action -- Moving forward.
Summary 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--publisher.
Subject Sandy Hook Elementary School Massacre, Newtown, Conn., 2012 -- Juvenile literature.
School shootings -- Connecticut -- Newtown -- Juvenile literature.
Sandy Hook Elementary School Massacre, Newtown, Conn., 2012.
School shootings -- Connecticut -- Newtown.
ISBN 9781624030550
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