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Author Furgang, Kathy.

Title Everything weather / by Kathy Furgang ; with ... Tim Samaras.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2012]
©2012

Copies

Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  J 551.6 FUR    DUE 03-04-21
 Streator PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - SRBB-3  J 551.6 FUR    AVAILABLE
 Three Rivers PL - Channahon Juvenile Non-Fiction - TRBB-2  J 551.6 FUR    AVAILABLE
 Three Rivers PL - Minooka Juvenile Non-Fiction - TMBB-2  J 551.6 FUR    AVAILABLE
Description 64 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm.
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Series National Geographic kids. Everything
National Geographic kids.
Summary "Weather can be wild, freaky, and fascinating! Powerful twisters roar through homes; earthquakes shatter whole cities; hurricanes fly through towns. How does it all happen and how do we know what we do? All you need to know about weather and all of its wildness will be found in the pages of this colorful, energetic, and accessible book. Kids will also learn about real-life encounters with wild weather from National Geographic tornado chaser, Tim Samaras, featured in 'Explorer's Corners' throughout the book. Packed with fun facts and amazing photographs, this book gives kids an in-depth look at these amazing natural phenomena"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 62) and index.
Contents What's the weather? -- Weather ... or not? -- Here comes the Sun -- Send in the clouds -- The sky is falling -- A photographic diagram: the water cycle -- Weather extremes -- Dangerous weather -- What is a tornado? -- Freaky weather -- Wild weather zones -- A photo gallery: weather wonders -- Weather predictions -- Weather-watching past and present -- Tools of the trade -- Ddoging disasters -- Storm chasers -- Weather comparisons: How much? how many? -- Fun with weather -- Weather detective -- Preparing for the weather -- Weather myths vs. facts -- Picture the weather -- Photo finish: storm chasing by Tim Samaras -- Afterword: rebuilding after a storm.
Audience 950 Lexile.
Subject Weather -- Juvenile literature.
Weather.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / General.
Added Author Samaras, Tim.
ISBN 9781426310638 library binding
1426310633 library binding
9781426310584 paperback
1426310587 paperback

 
    
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