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Tornado! : the story behind these twisting, turning, spinning, and spiraling storms

by Fradin, Judith Bloom.

Format: Print Book 2011
Availability: Available at 22 Libraries 22 of 23 copies
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Braddock Carnegie Library Juvenile Non Fiction J 554.5 FRA
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CLP - Allegheny Regional Children's Non-Fiction j QC955.F77 2011
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CLP - Brookline Children's Non-Fiction j QC955.F77 2011
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CLP - Carrick Children's Non-Fiction Collection j QC955.F77 2011
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CLP - East Liberty Children's Non-Fiction Collection j QC955.F77 2011
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CLP - Hill District Children's Non-Fiction Collection j QC955.F77 2011
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CLP - Knoxville Children's Non-Fiction Collection j QC955.F77 2011
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CLP - Lawrenceville Non-Fiction Collection
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Non-Fiction Collection j QC955.F77 2011
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CLP - Sheraden Children's Non-Fiction Collection j QC955.F77 2011
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CLP - South Side Children's Non-Fiction Collection j QC955.F77 2011
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CLP - West End Children's Non-Fiction Collection j QC955.F77 2011
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CLP - Woods Run Children's Non-Fiction Collection j QC955.F77 2011
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Carnegie Library of McKeesport Children Non Fiction J 551.553 F841
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Cooper-Siegel Community Library Childrens' Room j 551.5 FRA
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Moon Township Public Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 551.55 FRADIN
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 551.553 Fra
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Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 551.55 F84
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Oakmont Carnegie Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 551.55 FR
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South Fayette Township Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 551.55 FRA
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Upper St. Clair Township Library Juvenile Non-fiction JUV 551.5 TORNADO
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Wilkinsburg Public Library Juvenile Nonfiction J 551.5 FRA WEATHER
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CLP - Beechview Children's Non-Fiction Collection CHECKED OUT
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Summary
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.
Contents
An 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 Reviews
Booklist Review: "With tornadoes so much in the news, this book offers valuable information. Two of the four chapters describe deadly twisters in the U.S., while the others discuss the science and predictability of tornadoes. Throughout, there are first-person accounts, including those from meteorologists and the vivid memories of survivors who experienced the violent storms. Besides the stunning photos of funnel clouds and devastated communities, the book's visual content includes a diagram of winds within a forming tornado, large maps of tornadoes in the U.S. and worldwide, and scenes showing weather scientists and their equipment. A glossary, a list of 21 people interviewed, a source bibliography, and lists of recommended books and Internet sites are appended. Excellent color photos make this book a magnet for browsers, while the informative text and diagrams bring meaning to the images and provide content that students will find helpful for reports.--Phelan, Caroly. Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Tornadoes -- Juvenile literature.
Tornadoes.
Publisher Washington, D.C. :National Geographic,2011
Contributors Fradin, Dennis B.
Language English
Notes "National geographic kids."
Description 63 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 60-61) and index.
ISBN 9781426307799 (hbk.)
1426307799 (hbk.)
9781426307805 (lib. bdg.)
1426307802 (lib. bdg.)
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