Floods are unstoppable forces of nature. In this title, readers will learn why flooding occurs and how to survive a flood. Where historic floods occurred in the United States, including Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in 1889, the Ohio River in 1913, the Ohio-Mississippi Valley in 1937, Loveland, Colorado, in 1976, Houston, Texas, in 2001, Tennessee in 2010, and North Dakota in 2011, are also discussed. Features include full-color photos, easy-to-read text, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 9|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Subject||Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||S|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.7|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||150335|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Forces of Nature – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
. . . there is credible content that includes scales of measurement, e.g., the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale, the Fujita Scale, the Richter Scale, etc., as well as interesting “Xtreme Fact” text boxes, which are scattered throughout the volumes. Accounts of historical occurrences-such as the recent earthquake in Japan, a tsunami in Chile, and floods in North Dakota-are given. Each book includes survival tips. The content is wide-ranging. . . .