Based on Rocco's personal account of a blizzard during his childhood. Brief text and wonderful illustrations describe the excitement and drama during this weather event.
Takes a close-up look at some of nature's biggest disasters including tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, floods, tsunamis, wildfires, and pandemics.
National Geographic. Full of facts, photographs and first hand accounts of disasters.
Describes dangerous and destructive weather conditions around the world, such as thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, lightning, hail, and drought with photographs, historical background, and legends.
Simple facts and watercolor illustrations make this an accessible and informative choice for younger readers .
Barry's family tries to evacuate before Hurricane Katrina hits their home in New Orleans, but when Barry's little sister gets terribly sick, they're forced to stay home and wait out the storm. At first, Katrina doesn't seem to be as bad as predicted, but overnight the levees break. Barry is swept away by the floodwaters, away from his family. Can he survive the storm of the century--alone?
During the infamous eruption of Mount Vesuvius, one boy struggles to escape. Can he survive the most devastating disaster of ancient times?
On May 18, 1980, eleven-year-old Jessie Marlowe and her best friends, Eddie and Sam, are in a forest near Mount St. Helens when the months of wondering whether the volcano will erupt are finally answered--all three are badly burned, but it is up to Jessie to protect the boys as best she can and hope that somebody comes to rescue them.
Fast, action packed plots mixed with facts about various historical disasters.
When a devastating tsunami strikes Kenta's village, his beloved soccer ball is swept away and washes up on a beach on the other side of the world. Based on Tsunami drills and experiences in Japan. A non-alarming introduction for younger children
Describes the wide range of natural disasters that occur on Earth, including tsunamis, landslides, tornadoes, wildfires, earthquakes, climate change, and infectious diseases.
Designed for younger readers, this is an informative, fact-filled guide to all kinds of natural disasters.
Describes the changing nature of weather and how meteorologists predict and study such storms as tornadoes, hurricanes, and blizzards.
Presents wildfires as neither good nor bad but as part of the endless cycle of change in forests and grasslands.