Hurricanes

by Lew, Kristi,

Format: Print Book 2019
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Coraopolis Memorial Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 551.55 LEW
Location  Coraopolis Memorial Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  J 551.55 LEW
 
 
Summary
In this compelling book, readers learn what hurricanes are, where they get their energy, and how they are named and classified. They discover the anatomy of a hurricane or typhoon, the eye, and the eyewall, and they'll learn about a hurricane's dangerous effects. Readers will explore how climate change could affect the frequency and intensity of future storms, and the steps scientists and officials are taking to keep citizens safe. With numerous photographs and a list of books and websites where readers can go to glean additional information, this book promises to pique the interest of future scientists.
Contents
What is a hurricane?
How do hurricanes start?
Hurricane season
Wind
Water
Storm safety
Hurricane names
Big storms
Ocean currents
Climate
Climate change
Future hurricane seasons
Glossary.

Additional Information
Series Nature's mysteries (Britannica Educational Publishing)
Subjects Hurricanes -- Juvenile literature.
Severe storms -- Juvenile literature.
Hurricanes.
Severe storms.
Publisher New York :2019
Edition First edition.
Audience Grades 1-5.
Language English
Description 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781508106623
1508106622
9781508106500
1508106509
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