The Fury of Hurricane Andrew, 1992

The Fury of Hurricane Andrew, 1992

by Karen Bush Gibson




The story and personal accounts of 1992's Hurricane Andrew provide a backdrop for learning about hurricanes in general and the devastation they can cause. This book also examines the dynamics of hurricanes, the role of meteorologists, and the importance of timely, efficient relief operations in a hurricane's aftermath. Includes a chronology that tracks Andrew's path, and a timeline of other major U.S. hurricanes. Correlates with weather and earth science for grades 1—4.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781584154167
Publisher: Mitchell Lane Pub Inc
Publication date: 11/15/2005
Series: What Can We Learn Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Meet Hurricane Andrew5
Chapter 2The First Storm of the Season9
Chapter 3Hurricane Andrew Comes to Florida15
Chapter 4Picking Up the Pieces19
Chapter 5Lessons From Hurricane Andrew23
Other Major U.S. Hurricanes29
Find Out More30

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