If You Were a Kid Surviving a Hurricane
This book blends together fiction and non-fiction, as welearn what it would be like to experience a hurricane.Modern illustrations, simple timeline, maps, and illuminating sidebars provide a captivating look at this weather phenomenon. Helpful glossary included. 31 pgs, pb.
If a hurricane was heading toward your home town, what would you do? Readers will enjoy the thrilling story of Carrie and Dan, two friends who find themselves caught in the path of a major hurricane. Along the way, they will learn how hurricanes form, how weather scientists track and study these storms, what people do to protect themselves from wind and flooding, and much more.
These small-format books transport your young reader to Independence Hall for the discussion on the Constitution, a seat on the westward-bound Conestoga wagon, or the cramped passenger compartment in the Mayflower. Written in an entertaining question-and-answer format, reviewer Rebecca Rupp says her "kids plunged right in, answering questions and discussing answers." Approx. 80 pgs.