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Written by Steven Otfinoski


ISBN: 978-0-531-22297-3

List Price: $31.00

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The powerful, twisting winds of a tornado can cause an incredible amount of damage in a very short time. These incredible storms have been known to overturn trucks and turn small, lightweight objects into deadly missiles. Readers will learn how tornadoes form and get an up-close look at some of history's worst twisters. They will also learn how scientists study tornadoes and what people can do to protect themselves from cyclones.
This title will ship February 2016
Item #: 647136
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 #: 551.55'3
  • 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
  • Additional content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com