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Inside Tornadoes

Mary Kay Carson [9781402758799]
Series: Inside Series
Publisher: Sterling
Published: October 2010
Age range: from 8 to 12
48 pages
ISBN: 1-4027-5879-0
ISBN13: 9781402758799
$16.95 US
$19.95 Canadian
Hardcover with Jacket

9 X 10
Carton Quantity: 20
Territory: World

Tornadoes are the most violent storms on the planet-as these dramatic photographs and gatefolds vividly reveal. Young readers will get the inside scoop on tornadoes in this electrifying volume, filled with powerful before-and-after images of storm sites. They'll discover what makes a tornado, where they strike, and what scientists discover as they risk their lives driving equipment as close as possible to these storms. With first-person accounts of historic storms, fascinating facts on climate change and its potential effect on tornadoes, and hands-on activities, this book will fascinate curious readers.

Mary Kay Carson is a nonfiction children's book author who has written more than 20 books for kids about wildlife, space, weather, nature, and other science and social studies topics. She received the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics 2009 Children's Literature Award for her book, Exploring the Solar System. Mary Kay lives in Cincinnati, Ohio. Learn more about her at www.marykaycarson.com.