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Flood and Monsoon Alert! (revised, ed. 2)

Rachel Eagen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196194

In light of the devastating floods in 2010 in Pakistan, Brazil, the United States, and China, this informative book has been newly revised. Floods result from heavy rains and high winds that cause an overflow in water sources such as lakes, rivers, and oceans. Discover how monsoons differ from other storms and how people cope with their devastation.

Hurricane and Typhoon Alert! (revised, ed. 2)

Paul Challen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196217

In light of 2008's devastating cyclone in Myanmar (Burma) and hurricanes Fay, Gustav, and Ike in the U.S., this informative book has been newly revised. This book features the science behind these massive tropical storms and how societies around the world cope with their ferocity.

Tornado Alert! (revised, ed. 2)

Wendy Scavuzzo (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196224

This informative book has been newly revised in light of the devastating tornadoes that have swept across the United States over the last few years. 2008 was particularly fierce with clusters of tornadoes forming every month in the first half of the year.

Volcano Alert! (revised, ed. 2)

Paul Challen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196231

This informative book has been newly revised in light of the massive eruption in Iceland in March 2010. The skies over a large part of the world were filled with volcanic ash, affecting weather and agriculture and disrupting travel for millions of people for several weeks.

What is climate?

Bobbie Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179579

Climate is the average weather in an area over many years. This timely book looks at weather patterns around the world, the factors influencing climate, such as ocean currents and jet streams, and how climate is changing today. Children will learn how people and other living things in different places on Earth are being affected by climate change and what we can do to help reduce the damage.

Drawing Maps

Kate Torpie (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789734

Easy to follow instructions and colorful artwork come together to guide the young reader through the exciting world of map drawing.

Map Parts

Kate Torpie (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789741

Map Parts will bring a full comprehension of maps and encourage interest in maps.

Map Types

Ann Becker (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789758

Map Types examines what maps are and how different maps are created and used. The book features beautiful color images, stunning historic and contemporary maps, and easy-to-follow text.

Reading Maps

Rolf Sandvold (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789765

Reading Maps explain how to look at maps properly and make sense of them, allowing them to be read quickly and efficiently. Colorful illustrations encourage interest and knowledge in this vital subject.

What's in the Midwest?

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195951

This book takes readers on a journey across the twelve states that make up the Midwest, the largest region of the United States. Learn about the regions natural resources, such as coal and iron ore and explore major cities, including Chicago, St. Louis, and Detroit.

What's in the Northeast?

Lynn Peppas (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195968

The eleven states that make up the Northeast region of the United States are rich in history, culture, and natural resources. Read about the regions diverse industries, including fishing, forestry and logging, and even education-some of the nation's finest schools are here, including Harvard, Yale, Brown, and Princeton.

What's in the Southeast?

Natalie Hyde (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195975

Part of the Sun Belt, the Southeast region of the United States is made up of twelve states, including Florida, Mississippi, and Virginia. Readers will learn about the regions culture, climate, history, and landforms.

What's in the West?

Robert Walker (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195982

This interesting book showcases the Western region of the United States. Beautiful photographs highlight the history, culture, climate, and industries of the regions eleven states, which include fishing, cattle ranching, and technology.