Cover image for Tornadoes.
Title:
Tornadoes.
Author:
World Book, Inc.
Publication Information:
Chicago : World Book, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
47 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 28 cm.
Summary:
"A discussion of a major type of natural disaster, including descriptions of some of the most destructive; explanations of these phenomena, what causes them, and where they occur; and information about how to prepare for and survive these forces of nature. Features include an activity, glossary, list of resources, and index"--Provided by publisher.
Language:
English
Contents:
What is a tornado? -- First signs of a tornado -- The 2006 tornado outbreak -- Supercell storms -- Anatomy of a tornado -- Waterspouts -- Tornado alley -- The super tornado outbreak -- Tornado damage -- Oklahoma outbreak, 1999 -- City disasters -- The tri-state tornado, 1925 -- Around the world -- Other hazards -- Tracking and forecasting -- Storm chasers -- Tornado watch and warning -- Shelter from the storm -- Emergency services.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.8 2.0 121195.
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780716698135

9780716698012
Format :
Book