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Extreme Wildfire - by Mark Thiessen (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 112

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Format: Paperback

Publisher: National Geographic Society

Age Range: 9-12 years

Book theme: Earth Sciences, Weather

Author: Mark Thiessen

Language: English

Street Date: August 30, 2016
TCIN: 51402358
UPC: 9781426325304
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-3794

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"As is standard with offerings from National Geographic Kids, this presents a confluence of current events, human geography, ecology, physics, and job exploration... the narrative is filled with anecdotes and context that can only come from first-hand knowledge... this book's stunning images and insider insight provide an in-depth introduction to understanding and controlling [wildfires]." -- Booklist

"Fans of action and adventure fiction and nonfiction, such as the "I Survived" series, will be mesmerized by the true-life stories. Those interested in science will find plenty of information about chemistry and geology." -- School Library Journal

"Thrilling and gut wrenching photographs by author and photographer Mark Thiessen bring the experience of wildland firefighters to life...Thiessen's first-hand accounts provide knowledge of the training needed to enter this line of work...this book will capture young readers' interest in learning about these natural disasters." -- School Library Connection

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