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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 severe heat waves; 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: 0716698072 9780716698074 9780716698234 0716698234
OCLC Number: 122338169
Description: 47 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: What is a heat wave? --
Danger to health --
What causes a heat wave? --
Europe 2003 --
Studying heat waves --
Heat islands --
Chicago, 1995 --
Heat wave of 1936 --
Australia, 1923/1924 --
Human influence --
Droughts and fires --
United States, 1980's --
Caring for animals --
Heat wave warnings --
Weathering a heat waves --
Activity --
Glossary --
Additional resources --
Index.
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 severe heat waves; 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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