Can You Survive Storm Chasing?: An Interactive Survival Adventure [NOOK Book]

Overview

You're a meteorology student fascinated by storms. But Mother Nature can be unpredictable. Situations can quickly turn deadly when extreme weather is involved. What do you do when, You're in a van full of people and a tornado suddenly appears to be headed right for you? A hurricane gains strength along the Florida coast but you're unable to convince people to leave their homes? A flash flood suddenly strikes, putting you and your friends and family in mortal danger? Experience the life or death dilemmas that face...
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Overview

You're a meteorology student fascinated by storms. But Mother Nature can be unpredictable. Situations can quickly turn deadly when extreme weather is involved. What do you do when, You're in a van full of people and a tornado suddenly appears to be headed right for you? A hurricane gains strength along the Florida coast but you're unable to convince people to leave their homes? A flash flood suddenly strikes, putting you and your friends and family in mortal danger? Experience the life or death dilemmas that face storm chasers. YOU CHOOSE what you'll do next. The choices you make will either lead you to safety or to doom.

Everything in this book happened to real people. And YOU CHOOSE what side you're on and what you do next. The choices you make could lead you to survival or to death.

In the You Choose Books set, only YOU can CHOOSE which path you take through history. What will it be?

Get ready for an adventure . . .
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Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
Gr 3–5—In this entertaining blend of fiction and nonfiction, readers have the choice of a voyage on the Titanic as a boy, a maid, or a ship's officer. In Storm Chasing, they get to decide if they'd rather face a hurricane, tornado, or flash flood. Each story path has many choices and a plethora of endings—and not all are happy. These are fast reads that will have students turning the pages back and forth until they think they've reached every permutation possible. The photos are bright, vivid, and exciting, and the books are graphically appealing.—Esther Keller, I.S. 278, Marine Park, NY
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781620650325
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2012
  • Series: You Choose: Survival
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: NOOK Kids Read to Me
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 380,907
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

Elizabeth Raum has written over two-dozen nonfiction books for young readers, including a biography of Louis Armstrong for Capstone Press. She also has written picture books and adult nonfiction titles. She has a degrees in English literature and library science. Over the years, she has worked as a middle school and high school English teacher, an elementary school librarian, and a college library director. She loves to read and enjoys helping other readers discover great books. Elizabeth Raum has written many nonfiction books for children. She has also written picture books and books for adults. Two of her Capstone You Choose books, "Orphan Trains: An Interactive History Adventure" (2011) and "Can You Survive Storm Chasing?" (2012), are Junior Library Guild selections. Elizabeth lives in Michigan with her husband, Richard. Over the years she has lived in Vermont, New Jersey, Virginia, New York, and North Dakota. She has two grown sons and two granddaughters, who like reading her books. Elizabeth enjoys biking, hiking, reading, and—of course—writing!
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Table of Contents

About Your Adventure 5

Chapter 1 Amazed by Weather 7

Chapter 2 Tornado! 13

Chapter 3 Hurricane! 43

Chapter 4 Flood! 75

Chapter 5 Survival Guide 101

Real Survivors 106

Survival Quiz 108

Read More 109

Internet Sites 109

Glossary 110

Bibliography 111

Index 112

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 3, 2013

    Storm Chasing

    This book is a you choose book. Storm chasing is about people who are in the type if storm and you either live or die because you are playing a certain person in the book/ you are in the book playing someone in the book storms are really cool but can be dangreous but fun to learn about ecpeccialy when you are sorda in the book reccomend storm chasers its a very great and interesting book.

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