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World's Scariest Prisons

World's Scariest Prisons

by Emma Carlson Berne

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Featuring photos and stories from the world's scariest prisons, discover why prison is to be avoided at all costs! World's Scariest Prisons will explore the most terrifying prisons of all time. From the Roman Coliseum to the Bastille, the Tower of London to Alcatraz, World's Scariest Prisons will captivate young readers! Each prison will receive its own photo-intensive overview as well as a sidebar, a break out fact box, and a quote. Each prison profile will be followed by a feature spread that explores high-interest topics such as prison slang, prison clothes, and prison food, as well as little known details about kids in prison, famous escapees, and ghost stories. World's Scariest Prisons will be equal parts informative and fun. Perfect for reluctant readers, the text will be simple and engaging.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780545732550
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 08/26/2014
Sold by: Scholastic, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 112
File size: 42 MB
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Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

The Roman Colosseum 6

Fleet Prison 12

The Tower of London 18

The Bastille 24

Elmina Castle 30

Carandiru Penitentiary 36

Robben Island 40

Public Gaol 46

Livingston's Sugar House 50

Burlington County Prison 54

Eastern State Penitentiary 58

Devil's Island 62

Fremantle Prison 68

Ohio State Reformatory 74

Squirrel Cage Jail 78

Kolyma Gulag Camp 82

Alcatraz 88

Hoa Lo Prison 94

Attica 98

Sing Sing 104

Glossary 110

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