The Story Behind These Twisting, Turning, Spinning, and Spiraling Storms
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Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books
ISBN: 978-1-4263-0779-9 (1-4263-0779-9)
Pub Date: April 12, 2011
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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.Awards
WINNER 2011 - National Science Teachers Association Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children
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