What Is a Hurricane? (Severe Weather Close-Up)
Vibrant, full-color photographs and accessible text help introduce young readers to hurricanes. Readers will learn how warm water and wind combine to form these powerful storms, which parts of the world are most affected and when, and what steps to take to prepare for these severe weather events.
Reading Level:Gr. 1
Interest Level:Gr. K-3
Guided Reading Level:K
Whether your children have experienced severe weather or simply inundated with weather reports and warnings, their little minds may struggle to understand the world around them. This excellent series is designed to help them understand and prepare for severe weather in their area. Each book introduces the foundational weather patterns that lead to the severe type of weather being studied, teaches about forecasting and how it helps people prepare for and respond to severe weather that may affect their local areas, and explains ways families can be ready for weather events. This is handled gently and without fear tactics. Vocabulary words are in bold with definitions in the back of the book. Colorful illustrations. Great supplement for any science curriculum or a wonderful series of living books for your learning baskets or bookshelf. 24 pgs, pb. ~ Deanne