Harper Collins Tornadoes

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 Natnl Science Tchrs Assoc. and Child. Bk Cncl. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 4/10/2001 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Seymour Simon Publisher: Harper Collins Dimensions: 10.23in length x 0.23in width x 9.99in height Weight: 5.59oz. Read More

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A tree stands on a hill by a river. As the sky changes, so does the tree, its branches filling with clouds, stars, snow, birds, mi...sts, and the golden spring sun. One tree can mean many things. Thomas Lockers lyrical text records the changes in the trees world just as simply as a child might observe them, and his magnificent paintings crystallize the natural phenomena that embellish the tree on each page. Questions at the bottom of each page lead to a unique discussion in the back of the book, where art and science are intertwined, and further depth is added to the wonder of Sky Tree. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/7/2001 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Candace Christiansen Publisher: Harper Collins Dimensions: 10.06in length x 7.98in width x 0.13in height Weight: 6.4oz. Read More

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A long time ago there were dinosaurs. Big dinosaurs and small dinosaurs. Dinosaurs with horns on their heads or spikes down their ...backs. Dinosaurs with long, long necks and long, long tails. Imaginatively and with a masterful use of color, shape and composition, Bryon Barton brings to life a unique and endearing vision of what the world may have looked like once upon a time. A long time ago there was dinosaurs. Big dinosaurs and small dinosaurs. Dinosaurs with horns on their heads or spikes down their backs. Dinosaurs with long, long necks and long, long tails. Imaginatively and with a masterful use of color, shape and composition, Byron Barton brings to life unique and endearing vision of what the world may have looked like once upona time. Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1989 (NSTA/CBC) Science Books and Films -- Editors Choice Science Books and Films -- Best Childrens Science Book List Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 4/30/1993 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Byron Barton Publisher: Harper Collins Dimensions: 9.01in length x 10.35in width x 0.39in height Weight: 14.74oz. Read More

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One Day in the Tropical Rain Forest Today is doomsday for a young Venezuelan Indian boys beloved rain forest and its animal life?u...nless he and a visiting naturalist can save it. George makes drama large and small out of the minute-by-minute events in an ecosystem . . . gripping ecological theater. ?C. An example of nonfiction writing at its best. ?SLJ. Notable 1990 Childrens Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC) Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1990 (NSTA/CBC)Author: Jean Craighead George Publisher: Harper Collins Dimensions: 7.5in length x 5.36in width x 0.19in height Weight: 1.6oz. Read More

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Incredible Edible Experiments Ever wonder what makes popcorn pop? why cakes rise? how jelly gels? Your kitchen will be transformed... into a laboratory worthy of a mad scientist as you make startling discoveries about how cabbage can detect acid, how bacteria makes yogurt, and how decomposed sugar turns to caramel. Then after a long day at the lab you can relax and eat your results: soup, biscuits, pretzels, cupcakes, or cookies. Vicki Cobbs seminal book has been revised and updated to encompass advances in modern technology but still provides what all kids want: a legitimate excuse to play with their food! Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 11/14/1984 Pages: 224 Reading Level: Age 10 and Up Author: Vicki Cobb Publisher: Harper Collins Dimensions: 7.58in length x 5.15in width x 0.59in height Weight: 4oz. Read More

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A long time ago there were dinosaurs. Big dinosaurs and small dinosaurs. Dinosaurs with horns on their heads or spikes down their ...backs. Dinosaurs with long, long necks and long, long tails. Imaginatively and with a masterful use of color, shape and composition, Bryon Barton brings to life a unique and endearing vision of what the world may have looked like once upon a time. A long time ago there was dinosaurs. Big dinosaurs and small dinosaurs. Dinosaurs with horns on their heads or spikes down their backs. Dinosaurs with long, long necks and long, long tails. Imaginatively and with a masterful use of color, shape and composition, Byron Barton brings to life unique and endearing vision of what the world may have looked like once upona time. Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1989 (NSTA/CBC) Science Books and Films -- Editors Choice Science Books and Films -- Best Childrens Science Book List Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 4/30/1993 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Byron Barton Publisher: Harper Collins Dimensions: 9.01in length x 10.35in width x 0.39in height Weight: 14.74oz. Read More

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