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Tornadoes are the most violent storms on the planet-as these dramatic photographs and gatefolds vividly reveal. Young readers will get the inside scoop on tornadoes in this electrifying volume, filled with powerful before-and-after images of storm sites. They'll discover what makes a tornado, where they strike, and what scientists discover as they risk their lives driving equipment as close as possible to these storms. With first-person accounts of historic storms, fascinating facts on climate change and its potential effect on tornadoes, and hands-on activities, this book will fascinate curious readers.
Examines the nature of tornadoes, how they are formed, what they look like, and how they are measured, and describes four devastating tornadoes from the past.
Number of Pages: 48
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Science + Nature / Earth Sciences / Weather
Series Title: Inside
Publisher: Sterling Pub Co Inc
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Mary Kay Carson
Street Date: October 5, 2010
Item Number (DPCI): 247-05-0653
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