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Flood and Monsoon Alert!

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.

Volcano Alert!

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.

Hurricane and Typhoon Alert!

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!

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.

Earthquake Alert!

Shilpa Mehta-Jones (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196187

This informative book has been newly revised in light of the devastating earthquakes in 2010 in Chile, Haiti, Turkey, Mexico, and China. This book traces tremors and seismic waves and explains how we have prepared for the unexpected quakes that rock our cities and countryside.

What are stratus clouds?

Lynn Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179661

This interesting title teaches young readers about stratus clouds. These low-forming clouds look like grey blankets covering the sky. Readers will discover how and where these clouds form, the different kinds of stratus clouds, and the weather conditions associated with this family of grey clouds.

What are cumulus clouds?

Lynn Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179654

Cumulus clouds look like puffy, cotton balls floating through the sky. Most cumulus clouds have flat grey bottoms and puffy white tops. Readers will discover how these clouds form, the different kinds of cumulus clouds, and the different kinds of weather associated with each.

How do clouds form?

Lynn Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179630

Using accessible text and supportive images, this informative title explains how clouds form. Concepts such as evaporation and condensation are explained in a clear, age-appropriate way. Close picture-to-text match support learners as they discover the wonders of weather. A hands-on activity helps bring the concepts to life.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.