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

©2008
Physical Description:
47 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 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 blizzard? -- Blizards back in time -- Blizzard winds -- The school children's blizzard -- The Great White Hurricane of 1888 -- Blizzards and the human body -- Blizzards around the world -- Napoleon's grand retreat -- The White Hurricane of 1913 -- Storm damage -- After a blizzard -- Race to the South Pole -- Hard lessons of 1922 -- The Superstorm of 1993 -- Potomac aircrash -- The billion-dollar blizzard of 1996 -- Surviving a blizzard -- Chicago's?Big snow? of 1967 -- Blizzard rescue -- Forecasting blizzards.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.9 2.0 121215.
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780716698029
Format :
Book