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Books in Nature in Action series

  • Caves

    Stephen Kramer, Kenrick L. Day

    Paperback (First Avenue Editions ™, Jan. 1, 1995)
    Bit by bit, over thousands or even millions of years, water carves and shapes rock into designs only nature could create. Deep in limestone or under a few feet of hardened lava, on an ocean coast or a sandstone cliff, a cave is a mysterious and fascinating place.
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  • Lightning

    Stephen Kramer, Warren Faidley

    Paperback (First Avenue Editions TM, Jan. 1, 1992)
    One hundred bolts of lightning strike the earth every second. Each bolt has two or more electrical flashes moving quicker than the eye can see. In Lightning, find out about the powerful forces inside a thundercloud, how lightning forms, and what happens when it strikes. You'll see amazing close-up photographs of lightning, and you'll learn some handy safety tips for the next time a storm comes up. Science writer Stephen Kramer and award-winning photographer Warren Faidley present an engaging text and dramatic photographs for a fascinating look at the natural phenomenon of lightning.
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  • Tornado

    Stephen Kramer

    Paperback (First Avenue Editions TM, Aug. 1, 1992)
    The day is hot and muggy, but cool weather is moving in. All at once, there's a thunderous rumble that sounds like an approaching freight train. The sky darkens and the wind picks up. A spinning cloud touches the ground, tossing roofs, cars, and trees skyward. A tornado is on the move. In Tornado, learn about what causes dangerous swirling storms--from water spouts to violent "twisters." Amazing photographs and a clearly written text explain what happens inside the storm clouds and give you tips about how to stay safe--even if you live in "Tornado Alley."
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  • Avalanche

    Stephen P. Kramer, Patrick Cone

    Library Binding (Carolrhoda Books, Feb. 1, 1992)
    Diagrams, photographs, trivia, and safety tips fill a volume that describes how avalanches form, how scientists are studying them, and what damage they can do
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  • Lightning

    Stephen P. Kramer, Warren Faidley, Warren Gaidley

    Library Binding (Carolrhoda Books, Feb. 1, 1992)
    Explains what lightning is, how it is formed, and how scientists are currently studying it
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  • Caves

    Stephen P. Kramer, Kenrick L. Day

    Library Binding (Carolrhoda Books, Nov. 1, 1994)
    Explains how caves are formed, describes animals, plants and rock creations found inside them, and tells how to protect these delicate environments as you explore them
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  • Northern Lights

    D. M. Souza

    Library Binding (Carolrhoda Books, Dec. 1, 1993)
    Luminous full-color photographs and a lucid text explore how Earth's magnetic field and solar winds unite to create the magnificent aurora borealis displays over the polar regions of the planet.
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  • Grand Canyon

    Patrick Cone

    Paperback (First Avenue Editions, June 1, 1994)
    Discusses the origin of the types of rock from which the Grand Canyon was carved, how the canyon came into existence, the animals, plants, and humans who live there, and its present status
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  • Northern Lights

    D. M. Souza

    Paperback (First Avenue Editions, June 1, 1994)
    Discusses the origins, characteristics, and lore of the Northern and Southern Lights known as auroras.
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  • Hurricanes

    D. M. Souza

    Paperback (Carolrhoda Books, July 1, 1996)
    Describes the characteristics of hurricanes and explains methods of monitoring, forecasting, predicting, and tracking storms
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  • Caves

    Stephen Kramer, Kenrick L Day

    Library Binding (Perfection Learning, March 1, 1995)
    The Nature in Action series captivates young readers, stirring their interest in science with dramatic photographs of the powerful effects of nature. Supports the national science education standards Unifying Concepts and Processes: Evolution and Equilibrium; Earth and Space Science; and Science in Personal and Social Perspectives as outlined by the National Academics of Science and endorsed by the National Science Teachers Association.
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  • Tornado

    Stephen P. Kramer

    Library Binding (Carolrhoda Books, Aug. 1, 1992)
    Describes the formation, different types, and study of tornadoes
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