(Bellwether Media, Aug. 1, 2019)
Dark clouds form overhead. Strong winds blow debris across the yard, and a loud, droning siren pierces the air. Time to seek shelter: a tornado has been spotted! This low-level title introduces readers to the power of tornadoes, including engaging text and photos to show the destructive strength of these natural disasters. Special features including a Tornado Alley map, a tornado formation diagram, and an Enhanced Fujita scale will blow readers away! From blizzards to hurricanes, tsunamis to volcanic eruptions, natural disasters affect billions of people across the world every year. But how do these events form, and what can we do to predict them? This low-level series is packed with formation diagrams, real-life disaster profiles, and other special features. Readers will walk away with an understanding of what causes natural disasters, how to prepare for them, and when to batten down the hatches!