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Title Wildfires.
Pub Info Chicago : World Book, ©2009.
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book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 634.9 Wil     AVAILABLE
 Mashpee-Children's Coll.  J 363.37 WIL     AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed.
Descript 47, [1] pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 28 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series World Book's library of natural disasters
World Book's library of natural disasters.
Summary "A discussion of a major type of natural disaster, including descriptions of some of the most destructive; explanations of these phenomena, what causes them, and where they occur; and information about how to prepare for and survive these forces of nature. Features include an activity, glossary, list of resources, and index"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Contents What is a wildfire? -- Causes of wildfires -- The Great Peshtigo fire -- The chemistry of fire -- The Great Black Dragon fire -- How fires spread and restart -- The cedar fire -- Logging fires -- What conditions affect fires? -- Australian bushfires -- Out of control -- The Big Burn of 1910 -- The Oakland-Berkeley fire -- What stops fires? -- Indonesian fires -- Looking out for fires -- Fighting fires -- Saving people and buildings -- What to do in a wildfire.
Subject Wildfires -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author World Book, Inc.
ISBN 9780716698326
0716698323
9780716698173 (set)
071669817X (set)
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