As Earth gets warmer, natural disasters are getting more and more disastrous. Every hurricane season seems to bring the worst storm on record, and the nightly news is sure to highlight the worst blizzards of the winter. It almost seems like Mother Nature is taking her revenge on humankind! This set explores the science behind each natural disaster, what causes it, the destruction it can cause, and some of the worst occurrences in history. The achievable text is accompanied by historical images and full-color photographs of the natural disasters discussed.
• Includes discussion of the effects of climate change on natural disasters
• Age-appropriate safety and preparation tips conclude each book
• Encourages awareness of world events