Wild Earth: Avalanches
Lorraine Jean Hopping, Jody Wheeler
(Cartwheel, Dec. 1, 2002)
In this nonfiction book in the Wild Earth series by author/illustrator team Lorraine Jean Hopping and Jody Wheeler, readers will learn interesting facts and true-life stories about avalanches.The phenomenon of an avalanche can have devastating effects for unsuspecting people. Young readers will learn about the causes of an avalanche, the different components of an avalanche, how dogs help in a rescue, and many more interesting facts. Accounts of true stories and past avalanche disasters are clearly illustrated in this Level 4 Hello Reader. Avalanche Safety Tips are provided at the back of the book.