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Author Harasymiw, Mark.

Title Chasing a tornado / Mark Harasymiw.

Publication Info. New York : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2014.

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Bourbonnais PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - BDBB-2  J 551 HAR    AVAILABLE
 Cherry Valley PLD Juvenile Non-Fiction - CHVY-11  J 551.55 HAR    AVAILABLE
 DeKalb PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  J 551.553 HAR    AVAILABLE
 East Moline PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - EMPG-6  J 551.553 HAR    AVAILABLE
 Ida PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - IPLY-11  E 551.55 HAR    AVAILABLE
 Morris Area PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - MRBB-3  J 551.553 HAR    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  J551.553 HAR    AVAILABLE
 Peru PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - PUGG-8  J 551.553 THRILL SEEKERS    AVAILABLE
 Richard A Mautino Memorial Lib Juvenile Non-Fiction - RAMG-8  J 551.55 HAR    AVAILABLE
 Stockton Twp PL Juvenile Collection - SKLY-13  J 551.553 HAR    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description 32 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 27 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Thrill seekers
Thrill seekers.
Audience Grades 3-4.
Summary "Natural disasters like tornadoes destroy, devastate, and alter people's lives forever. Some people chase tornadoes for scientific purposes, while others just want the thrill of facing a twister's dangers. In this book, readers are introduced to the science behind tornadoes and to the people who have risked their lives to help us understand more about them. Graphic organizers and incredible photographs add to this glimpse into one of nature's most terrifying events" -- from publisher's web site.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references [page 31] and index.
Contents One deadly hour -- Moving in the wrong direction -- Born from thunderstorms -- Tricky to track -- Tornado Alley -- Chasing equipment -- The TIV-2 -- Classifying tornadoes -- Famous chasers -- The NSSL -- Storm smarts.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.8 0.5 164195.
Subject Tornadoes -- Juvenile literature.
Storm chasers -- Juvenile literature.
Meteorologists -- Juvenile literature.
Tornadoes.
Storm chasers.
Meteorologists.
ISBN 9781482401387
148240138X

 
    
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