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Droughts.

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: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: World Book, Inc.
ISBN: 071669803X 9780716698036 9780716698197 0716698196
OCLC Number: 85766269
Description: 47 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: What is a drought? --
The impacts of drought --
In town and country --
Droughts of the past --
Heat waves --
Europe 1975-1976 --
Wind and dust --
Dust Bowl --
Measuring drought --
Seasons and cycles --
On the Great Plains --
Wildfires --
Deforestation --
Along the Amazon --
Desertification --
In the Sahel --
Famine --
Crisis in Africa --
Planning ahead --
Living with drought.
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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