The World's Worst Avalanches

The World's Worst Avalanches

by Tracy Maureen Nelson Maurer


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781543559057
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2019
Series: World's Worst Natural Disasters
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Tracy Nelson Maurer has written nonfiction and fiction books for children and young adults for more than 15 years, including the award-winning picture book "Storm Codes". She holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Hamline University. When she's not writing, Tracy is racing to various activities with her family near Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Table of Contents

Wall of Snow 4

Animal Disaster 6

Danger Zone 8

The Worst Avalanche in the U.S. 10

Risky Roadway 12

Killer Ice 14

Russian Ruin 16

No Escape 18

Avalanche Attacks 20

Here, Then Gone 22

Backcountry Rescue 24

Avalanche Protection 26

Snow Safety 28

Glossary 30


Internet Sites 31

Critical Thinking Questions 32

Index 32

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