Hurricane and Tornado

Author DK
Hardcover
$16.99 US
8.81"W x 11.31"H x 0.42"D  
On sale Dec 21, 2021 | 72 Pages | 978-0-7440-2895-9
| Grades 6-8
Reading Level: Lexile IG1090L | Fountas & Pinnell Y
Become an eyewitness to nature’s most extreme weather phenomena. 

See inside the eye of a cyclone, witness hailstones the size of tennis balls, and learn how a gentle mountain stream can become a raging surge within a few minutes. Discover a bridge that collapsed due to severe gusts of wind, and learn about a tree species in southwest Africa that can survive several years of drought. 

Along the way, you’ll uncover historical items that reveal how ancient civilizations predicted the weather as well as the weather-forecasting techniques that have developed over the centuries and how human activity can cause weather patterns to change.

Loved and trusted for over 30 years, Eyewitness has a new look and even more content:

• A bite-sized formula of text with images that kids love!
• Fully revised and fact-checked by subject specialists
• Packed with facts, infographics, statistics, and timelines
• Updated with brand new eyewitness accounts from experts in the field

Eyewitness Hurricane & Tornado uses a groundbreaking visual layout that makes learning fun for kids aged 9-12. With striking images, models, and illustrations, this visual guide offers a unique view of catastrophic weather conditions. From polar regions to the tropics, this storm book shows the effects of nature’s most extreme weather.

Eyewitness content approved by -ologists!

DK’s Eyewitness kids books are updated and fact-checked by subject specialists, with brand new first-hand eyewitness accounts throughout from experts in the field. 

A best-selling series known and trusted for generations, with a fresh new look and up-to-date content. 

What will you Eyewitness next?

Join the journey to combat climate change with Eyewitness Climate Change or leave no stone left unturned with Eyewitness Rock & Mineral.

Do you think you’ve found your topic of interest? DK has even more extreme weather books for kids and adults alike find them all by searching for “DK weather books”.
We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK
Educator Guide for Hurricane and Tornado

Classroom-based guides appropriate for schools and colleges provide pre-reading and classroom activities, discussion questions connected to the curriculum, further reading, and resources.

(Please note: the guide displayed here is the most recently uploaded version; while unlikely, any page citation discrepancies between the guide and book is likely due to pagination differences between a book’s different formats.)

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Become an eyewitness to nature’s most extreme weather phenomena. 

See inside the eye of a cyclone, witness hailstones the size of tennis balls, and learn how a gentle mountain stream can become a raging surge within a few minutes. Discover a bridge that collapsed due to severe gusts of wind, and learn about a tree species in southwest Africa that can survive several years of drought. 

Along the way, you’ll uncover historical items that reveal how ancient civilizations predicted the weather as well as the weather-forecasting techniques that have developed over the centuries and how human activity can cause weather patterns to change.

Loved and trusted for over 30 years, Eyewitness has a new look and even more content:

• A bite-sized formula of text with images that kids love!
• Fully revised and fact-checked by subject specialists
• Packed with facts, infographics, statistics, and timelines
• Updated with brand new eyewitness accounts from experts in the field

Eyewitness Hurricane & Tornado uses a groundbreaking visual layout that makes learning fun for kids aged 9-12. With striking images, models, and illustrations, this visual guide offers a unique view of catastrophic weather conditions. From polar regions to the tropics, this storm book shows the effects of nature’s most extreme weather.

Eyewitness content approved by -ologists!

DK’s Eyewitness kids books are updated and fact-checked by subject specialists, with brand new first-hand eyewitness accounts throughout from experts in the field. 

A best-selling series known and trusted for generations, with a fresh new look and up-to-date content. 

What will you Eyewitness next?

Join the journey to combat climate change with Eyewitness Climate Change or leave no stone left unturned with Eyewitness Rock & Mineral.

Do you think you’ve found your topic of interest? DK has even more extreme weather books for kids and adults alike find them all by searching for “DK weather books”.

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We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK

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Educator Guide for Hurricane and Tornado

Classroom-based guides appropriate for schools and colleges provide pre-reading and classroom activities, discussion questions connected to the curriculum, further reading, and resources.

(Please note: the guide displayed here is the most recently uploaded version; while unlikely, any page citation discrepancies between the guide and book is likely due to pagination differences between a book’s different formats.)

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