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Tornadoes [Paperback]

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Item Number 161124  
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Item Specifications...

Pages   32
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.25" Width: 10.25" Height: 10"
Weight:   0.4 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 10, 2001
Publisher   HarperTrophy
Age  5-11
ISBN  0064437914  
EAN  9780064437912  
UPC  046594006950  

Availability  90 units.
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Item Description...
In an addition to a natural disaster series, a best-selling author describes the location, nature, development, measurement, and destructive effects of tornadoes, as well as what to do if one touches down. Reprint.

Publishers Description
With winds that can reach speeds of three hundred miles an hour and funnel clouds that can measure a mile in diameter, tornadoes leave enormous damage in their wake.

Now award-winning author Seymour Simon examines these twisting columns of air and destruction. With the clear, concise style he is noted for, Simon explains how tornadoes are formed, why and when they are most likely to occur, how scientists classify and track them -- and what to do if one touches down. Spectacular full-color photographs show this powerful phenomenon in action.

Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 2000--selected by Natn'l Science Tchrs Assoc. & Child. Bk Cncl.

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More About Seymour Simon

Seymour Simon Seymour Simon, whom the NY Times called "the dean of [children’s science] writers," is the author of more than 250 highly acclaimed science books (many of which have been named Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children by the National Science Teachers Association). His free, educational children’s app, SCIENCE FUN TO GO, debuted in the Top 10 of all free children’s apps in the Amazon App store, and features in-app purchase of original Seymour Simon eBooks for iPhone/iTouch/iPad and Android devices.

Seymour Simon’s website is a unique online destination designed to engage children in reading, writing, and interacting with Seymour and his books, as well as to provide families and educators with a rich array of resources designed to enhance their children’s reading experience. In 2011, the website was named an Official Honoree in the Personal Blog/Website category in The 15th Annual Webby Awards, the only child-targeted website to win in the category.

The website provides free downloads of a wealth of materials for educators, homeschoolers and parents to use with his books, including 4-page Teacher Guides for all 28 of his Collins/Smithsonian photo essay books. The site also provides multiple resources for kids writing book reports or wanting to explore the online Science Dictionary. Classrooms and school librarians use the popular Seymour Science blog to stay up with science news, and to discuss and comment on current topics.

Seymour Simon’s books encourage children to enjoy the world around them through learning and discovery, and by making science fun. He has introduced tens of millions of children to a staggering array of subjects; one prominent science education specialist described Simon’s books as "extraordinary examples of expository prose." Simon taught science and creative writing in elementary and secondary schools and was chair of the science department at a junior high school in the New York City public school system before leaving to become a full-time writer. "I haven’t really given up teaching," he says, "and I suppose I never will, not as long as I keep writing and talking to kids around the country and the world."

Seymour Simon currently resides in Long Island, in the state of New York.

Seymour Simon has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Destination (HarperCollins Publishers Paperback)
  2. Dover Science Books for Children
  3. Reading Rainbow Books
  4. Seemore Readers: Level 1 (Paperback)
  5. Seemore Readers: Level 2 (Paperback)
  6. Trophy Picture Books (Paperback)

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Reviews - What do our customers think?
Great book, great pictures  Feb 22, 2008
Though this book is definitely for older kids, above 1st grade, it has some awesome pictures. The descriptions were very nice and as with most books about tornadoes has great information about what to do and not to do if you are in the path of a tornado.
Tornadoes  Mar 31, 2000
This book was very interesting. It is filled with lots of facts and great pictures. Seymore Simon is a great writer. If you want to learn about Tornadoes definitly pick up this book. It is a GREAT book.

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