Branley explains these powerful storms in simple terms young children can understand. He describes the funnel cloud and how it forms and [tells] what to do during a tornado. The book ends on a comfortable note, that the idea is not to panic but to know what to do to ensure safety. BL. A Reading Rainbow SelectionBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/1/1988Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
New Look! Relaunched with new jackets and 8 pages of new text!Here is a dramatic and compelling guide to nature's most dangerous and destructive forces. Stunning full-color photographs, models and illustrations offer a unique "eyewitness" view of catastrophic weather conditions. See into the eye of a spiraling cyclone, hailstones the size of tennis balls, a spectacular lightning ball, the devastating effects of the El Nino phenomenon, and how a gentle mountain stream can become a raging torrent within a few minutes. Learn the techniques developed through the centuries to forecast weather, about the chicken that was stripped of its feathers by a tornado, about Benjamin Franklin's lightning rod, and why human activity can cause weather patterns to change. Discover what causes giant waves capable of engulfing entire cities, the disastrous consequences of drought, how plants and animals have adapted to withstand extreme conditions, the weather patterns beyond Earth, and much, much more.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/9/2004Pages: 72Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Using excellent, clear, full-color photographs, diagrams, and maps, (TORNADO) present(s) concise and understandable discussions of the formation, power, and destructive capabilities of tornadoes.--SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL. ". . . a feast for the eyes of young and old alike".--BULLETIN of the American Meteorological Society.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/1/1997Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
With the help of his two mammas, Nate learns he can have more than one best color and one best friend. Includes activity and teaching ideas.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/1/2002Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Lola and Lotta are best, best, BESTEST friends who do completely everything together. They always pair up, they look after the tadpoles in the pond, and they especially always swap lunches. But when Evie, a new girl, joins the class, suddenly it's Evie whom Lotta does everything with, even lunch swapping. Lola tells her brother Charlie that she has lost her best friend forever, but Charlie isn't so sure. The always lively Lola is front-and-center in the latest escapade of the duo made popular by their successful Playhouse Disney show. Charlie and Lola's unique style will charm existing fans and attract new readers to this especially likable series.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/7/2011Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Come to the funniest dog show ever in the next Max Spaniel adventure: BEST IN SHOW!David Catrow's lovable spaniel is back, and this time he enters a dog show. Max competes in a diving contest, a barking contest, and a talent contest. Will he be best in show?Readers will laugh out loud as Max outperforms all the other contestants. In the end, all the dogs are best in show, and they put on their own performance for the audience.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/1/2011Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
It's summer, and lily spends lots of time at the community pool, where she sees tamika. lily decides that tamika will be her new best friend. only, tamika already has a best friend, and no matter how hard lily tries, she can'tseem to impress tamika. but without tamika, who will be lily's best friend? with beautiful watercolor art and poignant text, this author and illustrator create a timeless story about the difficulties of finding a friend.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/14/2007Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
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