Erased by a Tornado!

Erased by a Tornado!

by Jessica Rudolph
     
 

Mikias Mohammed was doing homework in his college dorm room. Around 7:00 P.M. he heard warning sirens. He and the other students at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee, knew what the sirens meant. A tornado was dangerously close. Soon it crashed its way through the school. Mikias was buried under what was once the walls and ceiling of his room. He would have

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Overview

Mikias Mohammed was doing homework in his college dorm room. Around 7:00 P.M. he heard warning sirens. He and the other students at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee, knew what the sirens meant. A tornado was dangerously close. Soon it crashed its way through the school. Mikias was buried under what was once the walls and ceiling of his room. He would have to claw his way out.

Look inside to find out more about Mikias and other survivors of tornadoes who narrowly escaped death. You'll also discover what causes these natural disasters, where they occur and-most important-how to stay safe if one is heading your way.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781936087525
Publisher:
Bearport Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Disaster Survivors Series
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
1,459,365
Product dimensions:
8.22(w) x 10.22(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
IG890L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Remembering a Disaster 4

Surviving the Twister 6

A Huge Outbreak 8

Anything Can Happen 10

Tornado Weather 12

A Spinning Giant 14

The Fastest Winds on Earth 16

The Deadliest Tornado 18

Bizarre Sights 20

Chasing the Storm 22

Preparing for the Unexpected 24

Rebuilding a Community 26

Famous Tornadoes 28

Tornado Safety 29

Glossary 30

Bibliography 31

Read More 31

Learn More Online 31

Index 32

About the Author 32

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