Hurricanes

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Hurricanes are unstoppable forces of nature. In this title, readers will learn why hurricanes occur, how hurricanes are classified, and how to survive a hurricane. Historic hurricanes, including Andrew in 1992, Floyd in 1999, Ivan in 2004, Katrina in 2005, and Ike in 2008, 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
BISACS JNF051160, JNF037080, JNF037070
Genre Hi-Lo, Nonfiction
Subject Science & Technology
Copyright 2012
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint A&D Xtreme
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2012-01-01
ISBN 9781617832611, 9781614785859
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 551.55
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7 x 9
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 6.0
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 150336
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents
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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. . . .

Author: S.L. Hamilton