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The world's deadliest natural disasters

Author: Claire Henry
Publisher: New York : Powerkids Press, 2014.
Series: Blazers., World's deadliest.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Thousands upon thousands of death and injuries occur every year from things that no one can control natural disasters. Death tolls and dollars of damage are laid out in comparison charts, and paths of destruction are shown in maps. Highlighting the deadliest tsunamis, hurricanes, earthquakes, and tornadoes with gritty detail, this volume is a grim reminder that sometimes all one can do is hang on and hope for the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Henry
ISBN: 9781477761427 147776142X 9781477761472 1477761470 9781477761489 1477761489
OCLC Number: 853618572
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Nature turns deadly --
Tropical cyclones : storms under pressure --
Earthquakes : shifts and shakes --
Tsunamis : walls of water --
Tornadoes : twisting terror --
More extreme weather --
Deadliest disasters --
Predicting nature.
Series Title: Blazers., World's deadliest.
Responsibility: by Claire Henry.

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"Thousands upon thousands of death and injuries occur every year from things that no one can control natural disasters. Death tolls and dollars of damage are laid out in comparison charts, and paths of destruction are shown in maps. Highlighting the deadliest tsunamis, hurricanes, earthquakes, and tornadoes with gritty detail, this volume is a grim reminder that sometimes all one can do is hang on and hope for the best."--

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