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Title Droughts.
Pub Info Chicago, IL : World Book, Inc., [2018]
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 551.577 Dro     AVAILABLE
Edition Third edition.
Descript 55 pages : illustrations (some color), 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.
Audience Age 5-11.
Summary "A discussion of droughts, describing their characteristics, patterns of occurrence, and impacts. Features descriptions of significant droughts from history"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Includes bibliographic references and index.
Contents What is a drought? -- The impacts of drought -- In town and country -- Droughts of the past -- Heat waves -- Europe 1975-1976 -- Wind and dust -- Dust bowl -- Measuring drought -- Seasons and cycles -- On the great plains -- Wildfires -- Deforestation -- Along the Amazon -- Desertification -- In the Sahel -- Famine -- Indian drought and famine of 1899-1900 -- Crisis in Africa -- Australia's epic drought -- Living with drought -- Central U.S. drought of 2012-2013 -- California drought of 2011-2017 -- Brazilian drought of 2014-2016.
Subject Droughts -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780716699309 (hardcover)
0716699303 (hardcover)
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