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Written by Ann O. Squire

ISBN: 978-0-531-22296-6

List Price: $31.00

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Can you imagine watching as a busy street or even the floor of your house suddenly collapsed into a gaping pit? That is precisely what can happen when a sinkhole forms underground. Readers will find out how water can wear away at underground rock and cause it to weaken over time. They will also learn how human activities can increase the risk of sinkholes and how sinkholes are predicted and repaired.
This title will ship February 2016
Item #: 647135
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2016
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 8.375" x 7.25"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 551.44'7
  • Engaging text highlights STEM careers involved in studying and protecting against natural disasters
  • Colorful photos offer incredible views of these extreme events in action
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
  • Sidebars highlight notable extreme events throughout history, unique ways of dealing with the effects of natural disasters, and much more
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