Series: Wild Earth   

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Annotation: In graphic novel format, text, and illustrations explain how hurricanes form, how they are named and measured, and how to stay safe during one.
Catalog Number: #5116448
Format: Library Binding
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Special Formats: Graphic Novel Graphic Novel
Publisher: Capstone
Copyright Date: 2012
Edition Date: 2012
Illustrator: Sotirovski, Aleksandar,
Pages: 24 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-429-67607-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-429-67607-6
Dewey: 551.55
LCCN: 2011028741
Dimensions: 24 cm.
Language: English
School Library Journal
ABOFF, Marcie . Tornadoes! maps. ISBN 978-1-4296-7608-3 ; ISBN 978-1-4296-7952-7 . LC 2011028743. GRAY-WILBURN, Ren&3;e . Earthquakes! maps. ISBN 978-1-4296-7605-2 ; ISBN 978-1-4296-7950-3 . LC 2011028740. GRAY-WILBURN, Ren&3;e . Volcanoes! map. ISBN 978-1-4296-7606-9 ; ISBN 978-1-4296-7953-4 . LC 2011028742. ea vol: illus. by Aleksandar Sotirovski. 24p. (First Graphics: Wild Earth Series). further reading. glossary. index. Websites. CIP. Capstone . 2012. PLB $23.32; pap. $5.95. Gr 1&11;3&12; Present-tense narration and a comic-booklike format relay key information about natural phenomena in this winning, energetic series. From tectonic plates to hurricane "eyes" and different types of volcanoes, these titles explain the many facets of natural forces from how they are formed and classified to what kind of damage they can inflict and how people can come through them safely. Though abounding with science facts, the short sentences, colorful and clear illustrations, and clean design make this lively series accessible to beginning readers.
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School Library Journal (4/1/12)
Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 23) and index.
Word Count: 399
Reading Level: 2.8
Interest Level: K-3
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 2.8 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 148892 / grade: Lower Grades
Lexile: GN540L
Guided Reading Level: X

In graphic novel format, text and illustrations explain how hurricanes form, how they are named and measured, and how to stay safe during one.

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