Tornado!: The Story Behind These Twisting, Turning, Spinning, and Spiraling Storms

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National Geographic Books, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 63 pages
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Through riveting narrative and eyewitness stories, young readers learn what it's really like to be caught in a monster tornado. Captivating first-person accounts and news reports detail survivors' experiences of the most destructive tornadoes ever to occur in the United States. And thrill-seekers' reports add to the drama and suspense. Historical perspectives on the human experience of tornadoes and scientific perspectives on why twisters happen and how to keep people safe add to the intrigue of this fascinating topic. Ample back matter will help students find sources to write well-informed and compelling reports.
  

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Review: Tornado!: The Story Behind These Twisting, Turning, Spinning, and Spiraling Storms

User Review  - Erin - Goodreads

This book was so cool. I liked how the author explained tornados and what to do if one happened. I also liked how she used real pictures of the damage that tornados can do. this book was very influential and educational for readers. it was a good read! Read full review

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User Review  - Bethany - Goodreads

Did you know that tornados have struck all 50 states and come in all colors? Grades: 2-8 Topic: Weather, tornados Read full review

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Judith Bloom Fradin has collaborated with Dennis Brindell Fradin on several award-winning books for young readers, includinng Fight On! Mary Church Terrell's Battle for Integration, selected as one of 2004's Best Books for Young Adults among other honors. The Fradins live in Evanston, Illinois

Dennis Brindell Fradin is the author of many books for young readers, including the well-received SAMUEL ADAMS: THE FATHER OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE and, with coauthor and wife Judith Bloom Fradin, IDA B. WELLS: MOTHER OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT. He lives in Evanston, Illinois.

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