Do Tornadoes Really Twist?: Questions and Answers about Tornadoes and Hurricanes

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Whether children hear about tornadoes and hurricanes on television, live in vulnerable areas or learn about severe weather at school, they are fascinated with and terrified by powerful storms. Kids want to know more about them, both to satisfy their curiosity and to ease their fears. This book explains everything about these storms, from how hurricanes get their names to what a tornado looks like from a distance.

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Whether children hear about tornadoes and hurricanes on television, live in vulnerable areas or learn about severe weather at school, they are fascinated with and terrified by powerful storms. Kids want to know more about them, both to satisfy their curiosity and to ease their fears. This book explains everything about these storms, from how hurricanes get their names to what a tornado looks like from a distance.

Provides answers to a variety of questions about tornadoes and hurricanes, including "Where do most tornadoes strike," and "How long do hurricanes last?"

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Readers will quickly find the answers to such questions asĀ¾"How big are tornadoes? In which direction do tornadoes move? Do tornadoes make noise?" They will learn the similarities and differences of tornadoes and hurricanes. The magenta-colored questions are followed by clear and succinct answers in black type. The authors discuss the origins, paths, strength, occurrences, and effects of both tornadoes and hurricanes. Full page colored drawings relate to the questions posed on the opposite page. There are maps showing where these storms occur in the United States and around the world. The index allows the reader to quickly find specific information, such as the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale and the Fujita-Pearson scale. Part of the well-designed "Scholastic Question and Answer" series, this title is appropriate for researchers. Browsers, too, will enjoy the book and will be fascinated to learn such facts as: Bangladesh was formed as the result of a hurricane. 2000, Scholastic,
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Gr 2-5-Information on topics of great interest in a format that is sure to appeal. The questions, set in large-print, color type, cover the whys, hows, and wheres of their subjects. The concise answers are set in smaller black type. The queries are either superimposed over attractive, colorful illustrations or face them. While children will enjoy browsing through these titles, the extensive indexes also make them useful for reports. They're particularly accessible for younger or reluctant readers who might have problems with multi-paragraphed, wordier texts.-Eunice Weech, M. L. King Elementary School, Urbana, IL Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
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