Tornado Alert

by Franklyn M. Branley

On Sale: 04/01/1990

Tornado Alert

by Franklyn M. Branley

illustrated by Giulio Maestro

On Sale: 04/01/1990

Format:

Reading Rainbow Book

About the Book

Read and find out about tornadoes in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.

In Tornado Alert, readers will learn all about tornadoes, from how they are first created to the destruction they leave behind.

"Branley explains these powerful storms in simple terms young children can understand. He describes the funnel cloud and how it forms and [tells] what to do during a tornado. The book ends on a comfortable note, that the idea is not to panic but to know what to do to ensure safety." (Booklist)

This is a clear and appealing science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom. It's a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades. The 100+ titles in this leading nonfiction series are:

  • hands-on and visual
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Top 10 reasons to love LRFOs:

  • Entertain and educate at the same time
  • Have appealing, child-centered topics
  • Developmentally appropriate for emerging readers
  • Focused; answering questions instead of using survey approach
  • Employ engaging picture book quality illustrations
  • Use simple charts and graphics to improve visual literacy skills
  • Feature hands-on activities to engage young scientists
  • Meet national science education standards
  • Written/illustrated by award-winning authors/illustrators & vetted by an expert in the field
  • Over 130 titles in print, meeting a wide range of kids' scientific interests

Books in this series support the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780064450942
  • ISBN 10: 0064450945
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 04/01/1990
  • Pages: 32
  • List Price:7.25 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Disasters
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Weather
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Science & Ecosystems

Tornado Alert by Franklyn M. Branley, Giulio Maestro

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