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Title Heat waves.
Pub Info Chicago : World Book, 2009.
book jacket
 Mashpee-Children's Coll.  J 551.5 HEA     AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed.
Descript 47, [1] pages : illustrations (chiefly 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.
Summary "A discussion of a major type of natural disaster, including descriptions of some of the most severe heat waves; 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 heat wave? -- Danger to health -- What causes a heat wave? -- Europe, 2003 -- Studying heat waves -- Heat islands -- Chicago, 1995 -- Heat wave of 1936 -- Australia, 1923-1924 -- Human influence -- Droughts and fires -- United States, 1980's -- Caring for animals -- Heat wave warnings -- Weathering a heat waves.
Subject Heat waves (Meteorology) -- Juvenile literature.
Natural disasters -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author World Book, Inc.
ISBN 9780716698234
9780716698173 (set)
071669817X (set)
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