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Title:
Floods
Author:
Thompson, Luke.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Children's Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
48 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 23 cm.
Summary:
Explains why floods occur, describes the effects of flooding, and discusses methods of flood prevention and control.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
820 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.2 0.5 46886.

Reading Counts RC High School 6.5 4 Quiz: 22678 Guided reading level: T.
ISBN:
9780516233697

9780516235691
Format :
Book

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Material Type
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Status
Newstead Library GB1399 .T46 2000 Juvenile Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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Summary

Perfect for reluctant readers who are curious about the destructive power of planet Earth, or who are researching a science paper. The Natural Disasters series explains how and why natural disasters occur, and how to stay safe if the reader should experience one.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 5
1 River Floodsp. 9
2 Coastal Floodsp. 21
3 Flood Damagep. 27
4 Flood Science and Preventionp. 33
Fact Sheetp. 40
New Wordsp. 42
For Further Readingp. 44
Resourcesp. 45
Indexp. 47
About the Authorp. 48

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