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Blizzards.

Author: World Book, Inc.
Publisher: Chicago : World Book, ©2008.
Series: World Book's library of natural disasters.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A discussion of a major type of natural disaster, including descriptions of some of the most destructive; explanations of these phenomena, what causes them, and where they occur; and information about how to prepare for and survive these forces of nature. Features include an activity, glossary, list of resources, and index"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: World Book, Inc.
ISBN: 0716698021 9780716698029 9780716698180 0716698188
OCLC Number: 85766268
Description: 47 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.
Contents: What is a blizzard? --
Blizzards back in time --
Blizzard winds --
The school children's blizzard --
The Great White Hurricane of 1888 --
Blizzards and the human body --
Blizzards around the world --
Napoleon's grand retreat --
The White Hurricane of 1913 --
Storm damage --
After a blizzard --
Race to the South Pole --
Hard lessons of 1922 --
The Superstorm of 1993 --
Potomac aircrash --
The billion-dollar blizzard of 1996 --
Surviving a blizzard --
Chicago's "Big snow" of 1967 --
Blizzard rescue --
Forecasting blizzards.
Series Title: World Book's library of natural disasters.
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"A discussion of a major type of natural disaster, including descriptions of some of the most destructive; explanations of these phenomena, what causes them, and where they occur; and information about how to prepare for and survive these forces of nature. Features include an activity, glossary, list of resources, and index"--Provided by publisher.

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