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
Storms Get the inside scoop on the world's stormy weather! Find out what causes thunder, see the eye of a hurricane, get caught up in a tornado, and discover more than twenty-five facts about stormsBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/21/2006Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
In this latest hardcover collection of stories from the start of the 1970s, the Justice League of America teams up with their Earth 2 counterparts, the Justice Society of America, to help save the Red Tornado. The team also battles Solomon Grundy and faces the timely threats of world hunger and water pollution.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/6/2012Pages: 272
From simple questions like "What color are tornado funnels?" to more complex ones like "How is a hurricane born?" this book delivers the answers kids want.Whether children hear about tornadoes and hurricanes on television, live in vulnerable areas or learn about severe weather at school, they are fascinated with and terrified by powerful storms. Kids want to know more about them, both to satisfy their curiosity and to ease their fears. This book explains everything about these storms, from how hurricanes get their names to what a tornado looks like from a distance.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 11/1/2000Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Cowboy Gene loves his eight cows, and Cowgirl Sue loves her eight cows, and both of them like the fence that keeps their pastures--and cows--apart. But then a tornado blows through and takes the fence with it. Will they ever be able to figure out whose cows are whose?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/1/2006Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Henry Rush is spending the day at the Prairie Wildlife Refuge, determined to photograph a prairie dog doing a back flip. But while he whatches and waites at the edge of prairie dog town, he fails to notice the electricity humming through the air. Or the buffalo aniously pawing the ground. Or the purple-blue cloud building over the prairie grass. A tornado is forming to the west . And when the dark funnel touches down, it will wipe out everything in it's path...Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/12/1996Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
What is a tornado? Why does it snow? How is a hurricane created? Find out in this novelty-packed introduction to our planet s weather.Tackling both normal and extreme scenarios, this is an entertaining and enlightening exploration of the world s weather. With bright, friendly illustrations, plus pop-ups, pull-tabs, and booklets, this interactive book stimulates learning and encourages children to think about how humans can influence the Earth s climate.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/8/2011Pages: 20Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
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