Floods

Floods

by Michael Woods
     
 

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A flood can occur instantly from ocean waves that wash over land. Or it can begin slowly with a rainfall lasting many hours. Regardless, terrible disasters can occur whenever too much water rushes into or slowly gathers in the wrong place. Rushing water can sweep buildings off foundations. People must quickly leave their homes and possessions to seek safety. Some

Overview

A flood can occur instantly from ocean waves that wash over land. Or it can begin slowly with a rainfall lasting many hours. Regardless, terrible disasters can occur whenever too much water rushes into or slowly gathers in the wrong place. Rushing water can sweep buildings off foundations. People must quickly leave their homes and possessions to seek safety. Some drown before they can escape. With dramatic images and firsthand survivor stories-plus the latest facts and figures-this book shows you flood disasters up close.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822547129
Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Series:
Disasters up Close Ser.
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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