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by Patricia Lauber

Author: Patricia Lauber
Subcategory: Science Nature & How It Works
Language: English
Publisher: Scholastic; 3rd Print edition (September 1, 1996)
Pages: 64 pages
Category: For children
Rating: 4.9
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 63) and index. Monsters storm - Making of a hurricane - Into the eye of the storm - Big winds and big damage - More storms ahead.

Includes bibliographical references (p. Tells how hurricanes form, how scientists study them, and how they have affected the United States throughout this century.

In stock on September 20, 2018. I learned so much about this extreme weather event at the same time that I was not overwhelmed by the details presented, due to the skillful writing and formatting of the book.

Patricia Lauber is the author of more than sixty-five books for young readers. She was the 1983 winner of The Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Award for her overall contribution to children's nonfiction literature. Many of them are in the field of science, and their range reflects the diversity of her own interests-bats, dolphins, dogs, volcanoes, earthquakes, the ice ages, the Everglades, the planets, earthworms.

The reason I chose to include it, however, was because I really liked its discussion on the eye of the hurricane

Hurricanes : Earth's Biggest Storms.

Hurricanes : Earth's Biggest Storms.

A glossy book about monster storms, past and yet to be. Lauber (How Dinosaurs Came to Be, p. 553, et. begins with a description of the spectacular hurricane of 1938 that slammed into Long Island, bringing with it a wall of water 40 feet high that lifted entire houses off their foundations before moving on to Rhode Island where it swamped downtown Providence.

Grades 4-5 Text Exemplars Informational Texts Lauber, Patricia. Hurricanes: Earth’s Mightiest Storms. New York: Scholastic, 1996

Grades 4-5 Text Exemplars Informational Texts Lauber, Patricia. New York: Scholastic, 1996. 1996) From The Making of a Hurricane Great whirling storms roar out of the oceans in many parts of the world. They are called by several names-hurricane, typhoon, and cyclone are the three most familiar ones. But no matter what they are called, they are all the same sort of storm. They are born in the same way, in tropical waters. They develop the same way, feeding on warm, moist air. And they do the same kind of damage, both ashore and at sea.

Hurricanes: Earth’s Mightiest Storms. 1996) From The Making of a Hurricane Used by permission of Scholastic, Inc. reat whirling storms roar out of the oceans in many parts of the world. They are earth’s, mightiest storms. 8. Like all storms, they take place in the atmosphere, the envelope of air that surrounds the earth 9. and presses on its surface. The pressure at any one place is always changing.

An introduction to the power, majesty, and destruction of hurricanes contains eyewitness accounts of the storms, scientific facts about all types of hurricanes, and full-color photographs.