All About Tornadoes (A True Book: Natural Disasters) (A True Book (Relaunch)) (Paperback)
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Conditions on Earth are becoming more and more extreme and kids want to learn about it!
Is it true that tornadoes have the strongest winds on Earth? Yes! Their winds can reach 300 miles per hour (483 kph), sweeping up anything in their paths. They can toss cars and trees through the air and even level entire towns.
INSIDE, YOU´LL FIND:
• How tornadoes form, how they spin, and an account of the most dangerous tornadoes in recent history;
• A hands-on activity, a timeline, photos, diagrams—and how meteorologists study tornadoes to keep people safe;
• Surprising TRUE facts that will shock and amaze you!
This new set in the ongoing A TRUE BOOK series will answer all of kids' questions about nature's most dangerous and destructive disasters! With an engaging layout, and spectacular photos, illustrations, diagrams and infographics, the past, present and future of extreme phenomenon happening on Earth will be explained. Readers will discover causes and consequences, as well as the cutting-edge science developed through the centuries to forecast them. First-hand accounts will bring science to life, and a special section will teach kids how to prepare for these extreme events.
About the Author
Cody Crane is an award-winning nonfiction children’s writer. From a young age, she was set on becoming a scientist. She later discovered that writing about science could be just as fun as the real thing. She lives in Houston, Texas, with her husband and son.