The Fury of Hurricane Andrew
The story and personal accounts of 1992’s Hurricane Andrew provide a backdrop for learning about hurricanes in general and the devastation they can cause. This book also examines the dynamics of hurricanes, the role of meteorologists, and the importance of timely, efficient relief operations in a hurricane's aftermath. Includes a chronology that tracks Andrew’s path, and a timeline of other major U.S. hurricanes. Correlates with weather and earth science for grades 1–4.
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