Spring 2022

The Science Behind Hurricane Horrors

From the Series Disaster Zone

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 6

Earth—it’s a disaster zone! For thousands of years, Earth has been battered by horrific hurricanes that rage across its surface, wreaking devastation as they move. But what causes these awesome forces of nature and where in the world are they most likely to occur? Discover the science behind hurricane horrors, the world’s worst-ever hurricane disasters, and the technology that scientists are using to help prevent devastating hurricanes of the future.

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Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 6
Genre Science
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Earth Science
Copyright 2022
Publisher Cheriton Children's Books
Imprint Cheriton Children's Books
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2022-01-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF037070, JNF051160, JNF051130
Dewey 551
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.25
Lexile 930
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Author: Louise Spilsbury

Louise Spilsbury is an award-winning author who has written hundreds of wonderful books for children. Her expertly researched and thoroughly engaging text has brought a huge variety of nonfiction topics to life for readers of all ages.

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Disaster Zone

Earth—it’s a disaster zone! For thousands of years, Earth has been ravaged by enormous natural disasters with unthinkable destructive forces. From epic earthquakes and fearsome floods to hurricane horrors, mega tsunamis, raging wildfires, and super volcanoes, our planet and the people… View available downloads →