Tornado! : the story behind these twisting, turning, spinning, and spiraling storms
|Format:||Print Book 2011|
|Availability:||Available at 22 Libraries 22 of 23 copies|
Through riveting narrative and eyewitness stories, young readers learn what it's really like to be caught in a monster tornado. Captivating first-person accounts and news reports detail survivors' experiences of the most destructive tornadoes ever to occur in the United States. And thrill-seekers' reports add to the drama and suspense. Historical perspectives on the human experience of tornadoes and scientific perspectives on why twisters happen and how to keep people safe add to the intrigue of this fascinating topic. Ample back matter will help students find sources to write well-informed and compelling reports.
ContentsAn emergency situation : a twister smashes Greenburg, Kansas
Nature's most violent storms : tornado science
Killer tornadoes : true stories of deadly twisters
Twister prediction : how we know they're coming.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
-- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| Washington, D.C. :National Geographic,2011
Fradin, Dennis B.
"National geographic kids."
63 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 60-61) and index.
9781426307805 (lib. bdg.)
1426307802 (lib. bdg.)