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Forces of Nature
Forces of Nature
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Science and Space
Spectacular images, detailed diagrams, and fact-filled narrative combine to bring readers up close and personal with some of Earth's most dynamic forces. Through interviews with scientists in the field, author Catherine O'Neill Grace reveals how volcanoes, earthquakes, and tornados occur and what's being done to predict when they will strike so lives can be saved.
$17.95
National Geographic Extreme Weather Survival Guide
National Geographic Extreme Weather Survival Guide
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Nature and Environment

Hurricanes, floods, wildfires, tornadoes—weather is becoming extreme, and this book tells you how to plan ahead and prepare, respond to emergencies, and survive the worst-case scenarios. From the risks of building on changing coastlines to the safety kit you should have packed up at home, from the telltale signs of a hurricane on the horizon to how to power up when the grid goes down—this will be the one book to carry with you through all kinds of bad weather. Divided into four sections (Hot, Cold, Wet, Dry) each chapter includes a level-headed discussion of current weather extremes; facts and details on conditions; theories for why these changes are occurring; dos and don'ts for inside and outside; and gives at-a-glance guidance for how to prepare for, survive, and recover from every extreme. Sidebar features include gears and gadgets, protecting your pet, and firsthand accounts from survivors and the experts who help them. Spectacular photographs of wicked weather plus useful checklists and how-to illustrations make page after page both useful and entertaining, even when you're contemplating the unthinkable.


$30.00
Extreme Weather - Softcover
Extreme Weather - Softcover
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Record heat. Record storms. Record drought, snow, rain, and ocean levels. What's going on? In a world of crazy weather exacerbated by climate change, knowing about tornadoes, hurricanes, droughts, derachos, blizzards, and storms is more important than ever. This book, based on cutting-edge science and first-hand accounts, helps kids learn about what's going on and what to do about it.


$12.99
Everything Weather
Everything Weather
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Weather can be wild, freaky, and fascinating! Powerful twisters roar through homes; earthquakes shatter whole cities; hurricanes fly through towns. How does it all happen and how do we know what we do? All you need to know about weather and all of its wildness can be found in the pages of this colorful, energetic, and accessible book. Kids will also learn about real-life encounters with wild weather from National Geographic tornado chaser, Tim Samaras, featured in "Explorer's Corners" throughout the book. Packed with fun facts and amazing photographs, this book gives kids an in-depth look at these amazing natural phenomena.


$12.95
Witness to Disaster: Hurricanes
Witness to Disaster: Hurricanes
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Step into the eye of the storm. Follow the action, from the first news reports of a hurricane called Katrina, to eyewitness accounts of those who survived the epic devastation when she finally hits the Gulf Coast.


$16.95
Witness to Disaster: Volcanoes
Witness to Disaster: Volcanoes
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Your world is about to change forever. Beneath your feet, a molten hell brews—and its boiling fury can no longer be contained within the Earth's thin crust. A farmer's field in Mexico is about to become the birthplace of the 2,000-foot high volcano known as Paracutin.


$16.95
$4.99
Volcano
Volcano
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Nature and Environment
This dazzlingly illustrated volcano guide documents the 20 hottest volcanoes of the 1,900 that pockmark Earth's surface, including recent eruptions that seared landscapes and lives.It is a relevant reference for the 500+ million people who live in active volcano zones and others who are intrigued by our planet's primal pageantry.
$19.95
$11.16
Tornado!
Tornado!
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Science and Space

Through riveting narrative and eyewitness stories, young readers learn what it's really like to be caught in a monster tornado. Captivating first-person accounts and news reports detail survivors' experiences of the most destructive tornadoes ever to occur in the United States. And thrill-seekers' reports add to the drama and suspense. Historical perspectives on the human experience of tornadoes and scientific perspectives on why twisters happen and how to keep people safe add to the intrigue of this fascinating topic. Ample back matter will help students find sources to write well-informed and compelling reports.


$16.95
Volcano - Softcover
Volcano - Softcover
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Science and Space

The Jump into Science series offers engaging picture books on introductory science topics that will captivate and engage 4- to 8-year olds. Each book includes a do-it-yourself experiment with easy-to-follow, illustrated steps and combines important scientific information with colorful, kid-friendly illustrations. Reviewed by early childhood experts for age-appropriate vocabulary, concepts, and relevance to K–2 science curriculum standards including Science as Inquiry, Life Science, Earth & Space Science, and Science in Personal & Social Perspectives.


$6.95
Earthquake - Softcover
Earthquake - Softcover
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Science and Space

What causes earthquakes? Where do they happen most? What should you do if you feel the earth shake? Just follow the friendly crow–in–the–know for all the answers!


$6.95
National Geographic Readers: Volcanoes
National Geographic Readers: Volcanoes
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Science and Space

Hot melted rock from the middle of our planet forces its way up through cracks in the Earth's crusts, exploding violently and sometimes unexpectedly in volcanic fury that can terrorize populations for months, even years.


$3.99
Extreme Weather - Hardcover
Extreme Weather - Hardcover
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Science and Space

Huge hurricanes, devastating droughts, ferocious blizzards. What's going on? Scientists around the globe are focusing on extremes of weather, both past and present. Join the weather scientists who are using modern technology, including satellites and supercomputers, predict the climate changes that may be on the horizon.


$17.95
Tragic History of the Sea - Hardcover
Tragic History of the Sea - Hardcover
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Category: Books/Culture, History and Religion/History

Disaster at sea is an ever-present peril, inspiring ancient legends, great works of fiction, and countless yarns of deadly typhoons, vessels consumed by fire, and desperate castaways alone on an empty ocean. Before Homer composed The Odyssey, sailors were already telling their terrifying stories, and Anthony Brandt has culled only the very best for this essential and engrossing chronicle of shipwrecks through the ages.


$24.00
$15.99
Tornado Hunter
Tornado Hunter
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Category: Books/Exploration

Of nature's weapons, tornadoes are among the most unforgiving, and here's an unforgettable portrait of these storms and one extraordinary man who challenged them—and produced the first-ever photographs snatched from a rampaging twister's black heart.


$24.00
$9.99