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Tornado! : the story behind these twisting, turning, spinning, and spiraling storms

Author: Judith Bloom Fradin; Dennis B Fradin
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains first-hand accounts of tornadoes in the United States, explains why and how tornadoes happen, and discusses ways to stay safe.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Bloom Fradin; Dennis B Fradin
ISBN: 9781426307799 1426307799 9781426307805 1426307802
OCLC Number: 650211794
Notes: "National geographic kids."
Awards: Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, 2012
Description: 63 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 27 cm
Contents: An emergency situation : a twister smashes Greenburg, Kansas --
Nature's most violent storms : tornado science --
Killer tornadoes : true stories of deadly twisters --
Twister prediction : how we know they're coming --
Glossary --
Some website to explore --
Bibliography --
Survivors & witnesses --
Tornado scientists --
Message from Megan Gardiner --
Message from Kevin A. Kloesel --
Index.
Responsibility: by Judith Bloom Fradin & Dennis Brindell Fradin.

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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.  Read more...

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