Rocco, John, author, illustrator.
Call Number: xz

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.


Burnie, David.
Call Number: x 551 B966

Takes a close-up look at some of nature's biggest disasters including tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, floods, tsunamis, wildfires, and pandemics.

Extreme weather : surviving tornadoes, sandstorms, hailstorms, blizzards, hurricanes, and more!

Kostigen, Thomas.
Call Number: x 551.5 K86

National Geographic. Full of facts, photographs and first hand accounts of disasters.

Hurricane & tornado

Challoner, Jack,
Call Number: x 551.5 C437

Describes dangerous and destructive weather conditions around the world, such as thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, lightning, hail, and drought with photographs, historical background, and legends. 


Gibbons, Gail.
Call Number: x 551 G441-6

Simple facts and watercolor illustrations make this an accessible and informative choice for younger readers .

I survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005

Tarshis, Lauren.
Call Number: x

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? 

I survived the destruction of Pompeii, AD 79

Tarshis, Lauren.
Call Number: x

During the infamous eruption of Mount Vesuvius, one boy struggles to escape. Can he survive the most devastating disaster of ancient times? 

I survived the eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980

Tarshis, Lauren,
Call Number: x

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.

I survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011

Tarshis, Lauren,
Call Number: x

Fast, action packed plots mixed with facts about various historical disasters.

Kenta and the big wave

Ohi, Ruth, .
Call Number: xz

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

Natural disasters

Watts, Claire,
Call Number: x 551 W348-2 2015

Describes the wide range of natural disasters that occur on Earth, including tsunamis, landslides, tornadoes, wildfires, earthquakes, climate change, and infectious diseases.

Ninth Ward

Rhodes, Jewell Parker.
Call Number: x
Gr. 4 and up. Twelve-year-old Lanesha has a gift for communicating with the dead. She survives Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans with help from her caretaker, the elderly Mama Ya-Ya, who can see the future.

Tsunamis and other natural disasters : a nonfiction companion to "Hide tide in Hawaii"

Osborne, Mary Pope.
Call Number: x 551 O795

Designed for younger readers, this is an informative, fact-filled guide to all kinds of natural disasters.

Twisters and other terrible storms : a nonfiction companion to Twister on Tuesday

Osborne, Will.
Call Number: x 551 O81

Describes the changing nature of weather and how meteorologists predict and study such storms as tornadoes, hurricanes, and blizzards. 



Simon, Seymour,
Call Number: x 634 S596 2016

Presents wildfires as neither good nor bad but as part of the endless cycle of change in forests and grasslands.